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The return of an estate to the grantor or the grantor's heirs by operation of law after the period of a grant is over
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  1. The return of an estate to the grantor or the grantor's heirs by operation of law after the period of a grant is over
  2. A future interest in land created by operation of law by a conveyance of property for a specified period of time without transfer of title to said land. Upon expiration of the period of the lease, the land reverts to the lease grantor or his or her heirs. Additionally, reversion may refer to the part of an estate that the grantor retains upon conveyance of the rest of it. See also remainder and reservation. A future interest in land created by operation of law by a conveyance of property for a specified period of time without transfer of title to said land. Upon expiration of the period of the lease, the land reverts to the lease grantor or his or her heirs. Additionally, reversion may refer to the part of an estate that the grantor retains upon conveyance of the rest of it. See also remainder and reservation.
  3. A return to a former condition, belief, or interest.
The repeating of or returning to criminal behavior by the same offender or type of offender.
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  1. The repeating of or returning to criminal behavior by the same offender or type of offender.
  2. Habitual or chronic relapse, or tendency to relapse, esp. into crime or antisocial behavior
An occasion on which one backslides, especially in a moral sense
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  1. An occasion on which one backslides, especially in a moral sense
(Biol.) Reversion to an earlier or simpler form, or to a general or common type
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  1. (Biol.) Reversion to an earlier or simpler form, or to a general or common type
  2. The return of a population to an earlier or less complex physical type in successive generations.
  3. (Psychotherapy) A psychotherapeutic method whereby healing is facilitated by inducing the patient to act out behaviour typical of an earlier developmental stage.
The act or an instance of recurring; reoccurrence, return, repetition, etc.
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  1. The act or an instance of recurring; reoccurrence, return, repetition, etc.
A period of decline
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  1. A period of decline
  2. A downward movement or fall, as in price.
  3. The process or result of declining, especially a deterioration of health:
The process of growing worse, or the state of having grown worse.
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  1. The process of growing worse, or the state of having grown worse.
A mechanism, such as a gear in a motor vehicle, that is used to reverse movement.
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  1. A mechanism, such as a gear in a motor vehicle, that is used to reverse movement.
  2. A mechanism, etc. for reversing, as a gear arrangement in a transmission that causes a machine, motor vehicle, etc. to run backward or in the opposite direction
  3. A change to an opposite position, condition, or direction.
(Law) The act or an instance of changing or setting aside a lower court's decision by a higher court.
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  1. (Law) The act or an instance of changing or setting aside a lower court's decision by a higher court.
  2. A usually adverse change in fortune:
  3. A change in fortune; a change from being successful to having problems.
An automatically timed setting of a thermostat to a lower temperature, as in the home at night.
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  1. An automatically timed setting of a thermostat to a lower temperature, as in the home at night.
  2. The required minimum distance between a building and a property line (often, specif., the front property line) established by local code or ordinance
  3. The minimum distance from the property line to where a structure may be built, as regulated by zoning statutes or restrictions in the deeds in various locales. Meant to keep houses from being built so close to each other that they cut off the light to and ventilation from a neighbor’s home. Setback also applies to how close a structure may be built to a road. The minimum distance from the property line to where a structure may be built, as regulated by zoning statutes or restrictions in the deeds in various locales. Meant to keep houses from being built so close to each other that they cut off the light to and ventilation from a neighbor’s home. Setback also applies to how close a structure may be built to a road.
To fall from a previous level or standard, as of accomplishment, quality, or conduct:
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  1. To fall from a previous level or standard, as of accomplishment, quality, or conduct:
  2. To slip or fall; esp., to slip into a specified state
  3. To slip or deviate from a higher standard or fall into (former) erroneous ways; backslide
To go or move backward.
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  1. To go or move backward.
  2. To move backward, esp. into an earlier, less complex, or worse condition; decline; degenerate
(--- Theology) To lose primordial innocence and happiness. Used of humanity as a result of the Fall.
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  1. (--- Theology) To lose primordial innocence and happiness. Used of humanity as a result of the Fall.
  2. To pass into a particular state, condition, or situation:
  3. To come forth as if by falling; issue:
To revert to bad habits or lapse in religious practice.
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  1. To revert to bad habits or lapse in religious practice.
  2. To regress; to slip backwards or revert to a previous, worse state.
  3. To slide backward in morals or religious enthusiasm; become less virtuous, less pious, etc.
(Law) To be returned to the former owner or to the former owner's heirs. Used of money or property.
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  1. (Law) To be returned to the former owner or to the former owner's heirs. Used of money or property.
  2. (Biol.) To return to a former or primitive type; show ancestral characteristics normally no longer present in the species
  3. To go back in action, thought, speech, etc.; return, as to a former practice, opinion, state, or subject
To move backward or away from a reference point; recede:
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  1. To move backward or away from a reference point; recede:
  2. To have a tendency to approach or go back to a statistical mean.
  3. To return to a previous, usually worse or less developed state:
To make or become worse; lower in quality or value; depreciate
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  1. To make or become worse; lower in quality or value; depreciate
  2. To grow worse; degenerate:
  3. To diminish or impair in quality, character, or value:
To lose former normal or higher qualities
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  1. To lose former normal or higher qualities
  2. To fall below a normal or desirable state, especially functionally or morally; deteriorate:
  3. To decline or become debased morally, culturally, etc.
(Intransitive) To diminish in size, value etc.
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  1. (Intransitive) To diminish in size, value etc.
  2. (Nautical) To change the direction of the sail so as to point in a direction that is more down wind; to bring the bow leeward.
  3. (Intransitive) To become detached or to drop from.
To make or become weak or weaker.
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  1. To make or become weak or weaker.
  2. (Intransitive) To become weaker.
To die, especially from a disease or injury.
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  1. To die, especially from a disease or injury.
  2. To give way (to); yield; submit
  3. To submit to an overpowering force or yield to an overwhelming desire; give up or give in.
To regress; to slip backwards or revert to a previous, worse state.
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  1. To regress; to slip backwards or revert to a previous, worse state.
  2. To revert to bad habits or lapse in religious practice.
  3. To slide backward in morals or religious enthusiasm; become less virtuous, less pious, etc.
To become forfeit or void because of failure to pay the premium at the stipulated time
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  1. To become forfeit or void because of failure to pay the premium at the stipulated time
  2. To pass gradually or smoothly; slip:
  3. To be no longer valid or active; expire:
To move backward or away from a reference point; recede:
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  1. To move backward or away from a reference point; recede:
  2. To go back; return; move backward
  3. To return to a previous, usually worse or less developed state:
To go or move backward.
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  1. To go or move backward.
  2. To return to an earlier, inferior, or less complex condition.
(Law) To be returned to the former owner or to the former owner's heirs. Used of money or property.
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  1. (Law) To be returned to the former owner or to the former owner's heirs. Used of money or property.
  2. To go back to a former condition, practice, subject, or belief:
  3. (Biol.) To return to a former or primitive type; show ancestral characteristics normally no longer present in the species
An occasion on which one backslides, especially in a moral sense
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  1. An occasion on which one backslides, especially in a moral sense
The failure of a bequest or devise to take effect because of the death of the person who was to receive it
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  1. The failure of a bequest or devise to take effect because of the death of the person who was to receive it
  2. A break in continuity; a pause:
  3. A deterioration or decline:
The repeating of or returning to criminal behavior by the same offender or type of offender.
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  1. The repeating of or returning to criminal behavior by the same offender or type of offender.
  2. Habitual or chronic relapse, or tendency to relapse, esp. into crime or antisocial behavior
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