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What does vert mean?

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Convert, divert, invert and revert. All these words end with (the suffix) vert.

What does vert mean?

Vert is a latin word we use in English meaning 'to turn'.

So when you see a word ending with -vert, you know it's related to turn.

Let's take a closer look at these 4 example words.

-Vert Words

convert: to cause something or someone to change in form, character, or opinion.

divert: to cause something or someone to change direction

invert: to turn something upside down, inside out or reverse the position.

revert: to return to a former condition, practice, subject, or belief.

As you can see, the definitions all refer to a form of turning.

Now it's your term. Which -vert word best fits in each sentence?

  • 1 - Because the road is closed the police will ___ traffic down another street.





  • 2 - I think that painting is the wrong way up. You should ___ it.





  • 3 - The new freezer I bought won't ___ water into ice.





  • 4 - Now the weather's better I'm going to ___ back to walking to work and stop driving again.









Comments

New Lesson

Very interesting and new for me!:)

Thanks a lot!!!:)

vert

 I didn't know that vert is a latin word .Nice information

 THanx 

what does vert mean?

  Sat 04/16/2011

   Vert???

   I got two right, now i understand . What does vert mean?

   Thank's a lot for the lessons

Revert..hmmmmm

revert: to return to a former condition, practice, subject, or belief.

 

anks for the lesson.

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With this nice site we can convert our practice to knowledge.

That road is closed all along of repair work. Police diverts all traffic to parallel way.

 I am planning to change my kitchen and at first I want invert a stove and oven.

 Ludmila hadn’t had a time for Spanish for many weeks and she have felt so upset about. Today she can revert to learn – how chillax.

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VERT

Thanks for the lesson Chris,  I didn't know these Latin words before.

Greetings,

Doris :)

 

Thanks

Glad you liked it!

Thanks,

Chris