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 Meanings and Examples of INVERT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position, order, or condition of
Classic Sentence:
1  Give not thyself up, then, to fire, lest it invert thee, deaden thee; as for the time it did me.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
2  After their departure, taking place in inverted order to their arrival, the canvas cloth was cleared, or rather was restored to some hurried order by the pallid steward.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
3  Convulsively my hands grasped the tiller, but with the crazy conceit that the tiller was, somehow, in some enchanted way, inverted.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
4  All the same, he offered her a soft stream of a queer, inverted sort of love.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
5  You have only knowledge enough of the language to translate at sight these inverted, transposed, curtailed Italian lines, into clear, comprehensible, elegant English.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 20
6  Stephen pointed to a basket which a butcher's boy had slung inverted on his head.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
7  The sky was an inverted cup of blue metal.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18
Example Sentence:
1  When he tried to invert his body in a handstand, he felt the blood rush to his head.
2  He inverted the glass and the water ran out.
3  Cover the bowl with an inverted plate.
4  I as if see the level of the lake two person's happy inverted images.