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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word reverting.

While revert means to return to something earlier or to go back, its often used wrongly in combination.

Revert | Definition of Revert at Dictionary.com

She quickly reverted to her childhood dialect after a few weeks at home. To become the property of someone, a group, or an institution.


  the git revert command reverts the changes introduced by the commit and appends a new commit with resulting reversed content. This does not allow git to lose history which is essential for revision history integrity and proper collaboration. Reverting is used for applying the inverse commit from the project history.

To go back to a former condition, practice, subject, or belief a meadow reverting to forest a reformed shoplifter reverting to old habits a speaker reverting to her opening remarks.

Go back, return, come back, resume, lapse, recur, relapse, regress, backslide, take up where you left off he reverted to smoking heavily. Return, go back to, be returned to, be once again in the possession of the property reverts to the freeholder.

revert Dictionary Definition : Vocabulary.com

On wikipedia, reverting means undoing or otherwise negating the effects of one or more edits, which results in the page (or a part of it) being restored to a previous version. Partial reversion involves restoring one part of the page to a previous version, but leaving other contributions intact.