Revert is often used to return to a former habit, practice, belief, condition, etc. Mostly this is used in the software world to represent the rollback to a previous version. It turns out that unbeknownst to most dictionaries, revert has been leading another life in several varieties of world English, notably the kind spoken on the Indian subcontinent. The usage has finally garnered the attention of the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, which amended the definition of revert for its newly published eighth edition to include the meaning “to reply.” Marked in the OALD as “Indian English,” the use of the word is exemplified by the sentences: “Excellent openings – kindly revert with your updated CV,” and “We request you to kindly revert back if you have any further requirements.”
Meanings of Revert:
1. to come or go back
2. to return to an ancestral type
3. to go back in thought or discussion
Master’s Tip to Learn Revert:
The easiest way to memorize the meaning of word revert is by breaking it into two parts re+ vert ;
RE means back and VERT means move to or way. So Revert means to move back. We can also remember it with the word Reverse.
Sentence examples for Exacerbate:
1. We will investigate and revert as soon as possible.
2. Will reschedule and revert back!
3. After the national emergency had passed, the political parties abandoned their shotgun unity and reverted to their partisan squabbling
4. They reverted to the ways of their forefathers.