obvert(redirected from obverts)
tr.v. ob·vert·ed, ob·vert·ing, ob·verts
1. To turn (something) so as to present another side or aspect to view.
2. To alter the appearance of.
3. Logic To subject (a proposition) to obversion.
[Latin obvertere, to turn toward : ob-, toward; see ob- + vertere, to turn; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. (Logic) logic to deduce the obverse of (a proposition)
2. rare to turn so as to show the main or other side
[C17: from Latin obvertere to turn towards; see obverse]
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Past participle: obverted
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