Reversion vs Reverter - What's the difference?

reversion | reverter |


As nouns the difference between reversion and reverter

is that reversion is reversion while reverter is one who, or that which, reverts.

reversion

English

Noun

  • The action of reverting something.
  • The action of returning to a former condition or practice; reversal.
  • The fact of being turned the reverse way.
  • The action of turning something the reverse way.
  • (legal) The return of an estate to the donor or grantor after expiry of the grant.
  • (legal) An estate which has been returned in this manner.
  • (legal) The right of succeeding to an estate, or to another possession.
  • The right of succeeding to an office after the death or retirement of the holder.
  • The return of a genetic characteristic after a period of suppression.
  • A sum payable on a person's death.
  • Derived terms

    * reversional * reversionary * reversioner * reversionist

    reverter

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who, or that which, reverts.
  • (legal) The reversion of ownership of an estate in land to the original grantor pursuant to the occurrence of a condition set forth in the original grant.
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