"reverting" in the noun sense
1. backsliding, lapse, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, reverting
a failure to maintain a higher state
"reverting" in the verb sense
1. revert, return, retrovert, regress, turn back
go back to a previous state
"We reverted to the old rules"
undergo reversion, as in a mutation
"reverting" in the adjective sense
1. returning, reverting
tending to return to an earlier state
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