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Synonyms for reversion
rɪˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reversionnoun

    (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)

    Synonyms:
    lapsing, retrogression, reverting, reverse, relapse, lapse, turnabout, reversal, regression, relapsing, atavism, throwback, turnaround, retroversion, backsliding, regress

  2. reversionnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    lapsing, retrogression, reverting, reverse, relapse, lapse, turnabout, reversal, regression, relapsing, atavism, throwback, turnaround, retroversion, backsliding, regress

  3. atavism, reversion, throwbacknoun

    a reappearance of an earlier characteristic

    Synonyms:
    reverting, reversal, turnabout, turnaround, relapsing, lapse, regress, backsliding, lapsing, throwback, regression, reverse, atavism, atavist, retrogression, relapse, retroversion

  4. reversion, reverse, reversal, turnabout, turnaroundnoun

    turning in the opposite direction

    Synonyms:
    reverting, policy change, reversal, turnabout, turnaround, contrary, relapsing, lapse, about-face, regress, change of mind, backsliding, lapsing, throwback, regression, reverse, atavism, setback, verso, turnaround time, flip-flop, retrogression, black eye, volte-face, turn around, turnround, relapse, blow, transposition, opposite, retroversion, reverse gear

  5. regression, regress, reversion, retrogression, retroversionnoun

    returning to a former state

    Synonyms:
    infantile fixation, lapse, simple regression, reversal, regression toward the mean, fixation, turnaround, arrested development, relapsing, retrogression, retroflection, regress, reasoning backward, backsliding, lapsing, throwback, regression, reverse, atavism, turnabout, reverting, relapse, statistical regression, retroversion, degeneration, retroflexion

  6. backsliding, lapse, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, revertingnoun

    a failure to maintain a higher state

    Synonyms:
    reversal, atavism, lapse, oversight, turnaround, relapsing, regress, backsliding, lapsing, throwback, regression, turnabout, reverse, reverting, relapse, retrogression, retroversion

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. reversionnoun

    Synonyms:
    succession, atavism, escheat

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "reversion":

    return, reversal, survivor

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How to use reversion in a sentence?

  1. Ashwin Alankar:

    China has been a dog over the last two years relative to the rest of the world, so we're starting to see some reversion to the mean.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Old age is a reversion of childhood with a long journey of memories.

  3. Dejan Ilijevski:

    Technical and fundamental analysis is usually useless as a trading edge,[...] Mindless strategies like mean reversion work until they don't and you suffer a blowout. Fundamentals are priced in. And no one can predict tomorrow's news.

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