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Definition of "reverter" [re•vert•er]

  • One who, or that which, reverts. (noun)
  • The reversion of ownership of an estate in land to the original grantor pursuant to the occurrence of a condition set forth in the original grant. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "reverter" in a sentence
  • "I suspect that any member of the benefited public has the standing to sue to enforce the reverter, though the AG may have the strongest."
  • "When the reverter guarantees a public access/public use, there is a constructive charitable trust."
  • "If the land is subject to the reverter clause and ceases to be used for its original purpose, and it is either sold or leased to a third party for another use, the net proceeds of the sale or rent have to be returned to the original owner or the living descendants."