Reverted vs Diverted - What's the difference?

reverted | diverted |


As verbs the difference between reverted and diverted

is that reverted is (revert) while diverted is (divert).

As adjectives the difference between reverted and diverted

is that reverted is that has gone back (to an earlier place, state etc) while diverted is that has been subject to diversion.

reverted

English

Verb

(head)
  • (revert)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That has gone back (to an earlier place, state etc.).
  • Bent back, reversed.
  • Directed backwards.
  • * 1795 , Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ‘Lines composed while climbing the left ascent of Brockley Coomb’:
  • With many a pause and oft reverted eye / I climb the Coomb's ascent [...].

    diverted

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • that has been subject to diversion
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (divert)