intervert

transitive verb

Definition of intervert

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. 1 obsolete :  to turn to a course or use other than the proper one :  misuse; especially :  embezzle

  2. 2 obsolete :  change, invert

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Origin and Etymology of intervert

Latin intervertere, literally, to turn aside, from inter- + vertere to turn — more at worth


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