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evert (v.)

1530s, "to overthrow, subvert," from Latin evertere "turn out, turn over, overthrow," from assimilated form of ex "out, out of" (see ex-) + vertere "to turn" (from PIE root *wer- (2) "to turn, bend"). By 1804 as "turn outward or inside out." Related: Everted; everting; eversive.

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Definitions of evert
1
evert (v.)
turn inside out; turn the inner surface of outward;
evert the eyelid
2
Evert (n.)
United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954);
Synonyms: Chris Evert / Chrissie Evert / Christine Marie Evert
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