invert

When you invert something, you turn it upside down, whether it’s an idea or a test you place face-down on your desk when you are finished.

Invert comes from the Latin word invertere, which means "to turn." For example, you might invert a cake pan, turning it upside down on a plate in order to remove the cake. Or if you have a long-standing belief, say, that cats make bad pets, spending time with a really great cat may make you turn that belief upside down, inverting it. And you might even get a cat of your own!

Definitions of invert
1

v turn inside out or upside down

Synonyms:
reverse, turn back
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

v reverse the position, order, relation, or condition of

“when forming a question, invert the subject and the verb”
Synonyms:
reverse
Type of:
reorder
assign a new order to

v make an inversion (in a musical composition)

“here the theme is inverted
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

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