French translation of 'revert'
1. (= return)
to revert to sth revenir à qch
to revert to childhood revenir en enfance ⧫ retourner en enfance
to revert to one’s old ways revenir à ses vieilles habitudes
She reverted to her old ways. Elle est revenue à ses vieilles habitudes.
to revert to doing sth se remettre à faire qch
to revert to type (= behave as one would expect) [person]
He reverted to type. Le naturel est revenu au galop.; (Biology, Zoology) subir une réversion
2. (= be returned)
to revert to sb [property, rights, money] revenir à qn
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Cat wasn't looking forward to having Ashcroft in her house, though she doubted that he would revert to caveman tactics.TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH (2003)
Both of them always revert back to their 305 childish positions of attack and defence.SEA MUSIC (2003)
He would recover and revert back to being his old passionate self.THE IMAGE OF LAURA (2003)
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British English: revert VERB
When people or things revert to a previous state, system, or type of behaviour, they go back to it.
The area was farmland until 1970 but has reverted to woodland since.
Translation of revert from the Collins English to French Dictionary