General English

  • verb to go back or come back to an earlier state


  • To return to a former condition or state.
  • To return to a former version of a document. For example, to revert to the latest saved version.

Information & Library Science

  • verb to return to an earlier state or system


  • verb to go back to the previous state or owner

Real Estate

  • verb to return to a former state, often one perceived as inferior or less desirable
  • verb to become once again the property of the former owner or his or her heirs