To turn outward or turn inside out. To evert the foot is to move its forepart away from the midline of the body. To evert a hollow organ is to turn it inside out. From the Latin evertere, from e- + vertere, to turn.
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To turn outward. [L. e-verto, to overturn]

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evert i-'vərt vt to turn outward <\evert the foot> also to turn inside out

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(e-vurtґ) [L. e out + vertere to turn] 1. to turn inside out. 2. to turn outward, as the sole of the foot or the eyelid.

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