Revertive Re*vert"ive, a. Reverting, or tending to revert; returning. -- {Re*vert"ive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

The tide revertive, unattracted, leaves A yellow waste of idle sands behind. --Thomson. [1913 Webster]

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  • revert — revertible, adj. revertibility, n. revertive, adj. revertively, adv. /ri verrt /, v.i. v.i. 1. to return to a former habit, practice, belief, condition, etc.: They reverted to the ways of their forefathers. 2. Law. to go back to or return to the… …   Universalium

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