Definition of invert:
- An inverted arch.
- Subjected to the process of inversion; inverted; converted; as, invert sugar.
- To change the position of; - said of tones which form a chord, or parts which compose harmony.
- To convert; to reverse; to decompose by, or subject to, inversion. See Inversion, n., 10.
- To divert; to convert to a wrong use.
- To turn over; to put upside down; to upset; to place in a contrary order or direction; to reverse; as, to invert a cup, the order of words, rules of justice, etc.
- To undergo inversion, as sugar.
overrule, tilt, dispel, regress, alter, chase away, over, drive off, retrovert, return, rearrange, overthrow, annul, turn something inside out, turn back, drive out, reverse, countermand, contain, revoke, drive away, angle, change by reversal, turn over, tip, turn, override, exchange, double back, vacate, spin, rescind, backtrack, repeal, run off, tip up, flip, stop, adjust, around, hold back, modify, lift, arrest, roll, revert, convert.
- inversion (part of speech: noun)
- negate (part of speech: verb)
- invert (part of speech: verb)
- "Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study", Ontario Ministry of Education.
Therefore, if you can afford it, work your soil deep and thoroughly; it will be labor well invested; is the best preventive against drouth, and also the best drainage in wet weather; but have it in its natural position- not invert it; and do not plant too deep.- "The Cultivation of The Native Grape, and Manufacture of American Wines", George Husmann.
- "Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic", Henri Bergson.