revert

Definitions:

To fall back; to refer back to; to return to the original owner, or to his heirs.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (verb) (v.) (verb)
To exhibit ancestral features; to hark back.
- A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920. (verb) (v.) (verb)
Recurrence.
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (noun) (n.) (noun)
To return or go back; recur; return to the original owner or his heirs.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (verb) (v. i.) (verb intransitive)
To turn or drive back: to reverse.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (verb) (v. t.) (verb transitive)
To return; to refer back.
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (verb) (v. i.) (verb intransitive)
To turn back; reverse.
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (verb) (v. t.) (verb transitive)
To turn back; to reverse.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (verb) (v.) (verb)
To return: to fall back: to refer back: to return to the original owner or his heirs.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (verb) (v. i.) (verb intransitive)
To return; to fall back; to return to the proprietor, after the determination of a particular estate.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (verb, noun) (v. & n.) (verb, noun)

Usage examples:

In the first, I endeavour to undeceive you by an experience purchased at my expense and for your sakes: in the second, I endeavour to prevail on you to revert to that principle from which we have deviated.
- Letters to Sir William Windham and Mr. Pope by Lord Bolingbroke
It will, however, be necessary that I should revert to my early days to enable your highness more fully to comprehend the whole."
- The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat
If he also shall fail to ride the caballo, then will the horse revert to Don Andres, who will keep him for his own saddle horse!
- The Gringos by B. M. Bower