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tr.v. e·vert·ed, e·vert·ing, e·verts
To turn inside out or outward.
[Back-formation from Middle English everted, turned upside down, from Latin ēvertere, to overturn : ē-, ex-, ex- + vertere, to turn; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Biology) (tr) to turn (an eyelid, the intestines, or some other bodily part) outwards or inside out
[C16: from Latin ēvertere to overthrow, from vertere to turn]
(Biography) Chris(tine). born 1954, US tennis player: winner of eighteen Grand Slam singles titles (1974–86), including the French Open a record seven times, the US Open a record six times, and Wimbledon three times
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to turn outward or inside out.
[1795–1805; < Latin ēvertere to overturn =ē- e- + vertere to turn]
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Past participle: everted
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|Noun||1.||Evert - United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)|
|Verb||1.||evert - turn inside out; turn the inner surface of outward; "evert the eyelid"|
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