obvert

transitive verb

ob·​vert
-və̄t,
-vəit
-ed/-ing/-s
1
: to turn so as to present a different surface to view : to change the appearance or seeming of
2
: to subject (a proposition in logic) to obversion

Word History

Etymology

Latin obvertere to turn towards, from ob- to, toward + vertere to turn

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“Obvert.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/obvert. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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