from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To turn (something) so as to present another side or aspect to view.
- transitive v. To alter the appearance of.
- transitive v. Logic To subject (a proposition) to obversion.
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- v. To turn so as to show another side
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To turn toward.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To turn toward some person or thing, or toward a position regarded as the front.
- In logic, to form or take the obverse of (a proposition).
Latin obvertere, to turn toward : ob-, toward; see ob- + vertere, to turn; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)