revert to type
Definition of revert to type
: to go back to doing what one usually does After this one atypical comedy, will he revert to type in his next film?
Word by Word Definitions
: to come or go back (as to a former condition, period, or subject)
: to return to the proprietor or his or her heirs at the end of a reversion
: to return to an ancestral type
: a person or thing (as in the Old Testament) believed to foreshadow another (as in the New Testament)
: one having qualities of a higher category : model
: a lower taxonomic category selected as a standard of reference for a higher category
: to represent beforehand as a type : prefigure
: to produce a copy of
: to represent in terms of typical characteristics : typify
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