v. in·vert·ed, in·vert·ing, in·verts
1. To turn inside out or upside down: invert an hourglass.
2. To reverse the position, order, or condition of: invert the subject and predicate of a sentence. See Synonyms at reverse.
3. To subject to inversion.
To be subjected to inversion.
1. Something inverted.
a. One who takes on the gender role of the opposite sex.
b. In the theory of Sigmund Freud, a homosexual person. No longer in scientific use.
[Latin invertere : in-, in; see IN-2 + vertere, to turn; see wer-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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