Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To turn inside out or outward.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To overthrow; subvert; destroy.
  • To turn outward, or inside out.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb rare To overthrow; to subvert.
  • transitive verb To turn outwards, or inside out, as an intestine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb transitive To turn inside out.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb turn inside out; turn the inner surface of outward
  • noun United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Back-formation from Middle English everted, turned upside down, from Latin ēvertere, to overturn : ē-, ex-, ex- + vertere, to turn; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

Examples

  • But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lies in the hands of their newest recruit, the first human evert selected: Hal Jordan.

    The Green Lantern official synopsis | The Movie Blog

  • Her speech today certainly raised her above of you when it comes to respect, humility, grace, and objective views. evert

    Clinton champions Obama to smattering of boos

  • They are ALL endorsing Obama for what they will potentially get in return, this isn't rocket science ..... who's evert even heard of half these poeple!??!

    GOP attack ad takes aim at Obama's past

  • Me thinks she wanted this power a little too much. — evert

    Clinton Put In $1 Million More - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • To cook the eggplant, I peeled and cubed it, then microwave-cooked it for about 6-7 minutes, stirring evert 2 minutes.

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  • Turning is so versatile: avert invert revert animadvert pervert evert convert divert revert.

    Justine Lai paints herself having sex with each of the Presidents, beginning with George Washington.

  • And especially to evert person out there for whom doing what you love is a giant scream saying, “I exist, I exist, I exist!”

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Briefly, the process is as follows: 2 slugs climb up a vertical surface, one leading the other; then they start circling each other; then they intertwine and suspend themselves by a thick strand of mucus; their penises evert and they too intertwine forming a bell-shaped structure at their lower end; the exchange of spermatophores presumably takes place within the bell; following this, the slugs abruptly separate and move away.

    Limax maximus

  • Briefly, the process is as follows: 2 slugs climb up a vertical surface, one leading the other; then they start circling each other; then they intertwine and suspend themselves by a thick strand of mucus; their penises evert and they too intertwine forming a bell-shaped structure at their lower end; the exchange of spermatophores presumably takes place within the bell; following this, the slugs abruptly separate and move away.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Number of people killed in mining accidents approximately 1 per evert million tonnes mined.

    Poor Old Cyril Smith: Roll Out the Rochdale Barrel

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  • The sense of smell among ants apparently resides in the antennæ, which are essentially everted noses of marvelous delicacy.

    - Caryl P. Haskins, Of Ants and Men, 1939, p. 64

    December 5, 2008

  • *is glad not to have an everted nose*

    December 8, 2008

  • *snoutpout*

    December 8, 2008