Synonyms for reversion

Synonyms for (noun) reversion

Synonyms: lapse, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, reverting, backsliding

Definition: a failure to maintain a higher state

Similar words: failure

Definition: an act that fails

Usage: his failure to pass the test


Synonyms: retrogression, retroversion, reversion, regress, regression

Definition: returning to a former state

Similar words: reversal

Definition: a change from one state to the opposite state

Usage: there was a reversal of autonomic function


Synonyms: turnabout, turnaround, reversal, reverse, reversion

Definition: turning in the opposite direction

Similar words: reorientation, change of direction

Definition: the act of changing the direction in which something is oriented


Synonyms: reversion, atavism, throwback

Definition: a reappearance of an earlier characteristic

Similar words: recurrence, return

Definition: happening again (especially at regular intervals)

Usage: the return of spring


Synonyms: reversion

Definition: (genetics) a return to a normal phenotype (usually resulting from a second mutation)

Similar words: chromosomal mutation, mutation, genetic mutation

Definition: (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism


Synonyms: reversion

Definition: (law) an interest in an estate that reverts to the grantor (or his heirs) at the end of some period (e.g., the death of the grantee)

Similar words: stake, interest

Definition: (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something

Usage: they have interests all over the world; a stake in the company's future