Definition of invert
- to divide using fractions, invert the divisor and multiply
- Obama and Democratic leaders in Congress have questioned the patriotism of corporate executives who elect to invert their companies.
- —Stephen Ohlemacher
The lens inverts the image.
The number 9 looks like an inverted 6.
invert the order of two words in a sentence
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: to turn (something) upside down
: to change the position, order, or relationship of things so that they are the opposite of what they had been
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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