Learn English – Usage of phrase “revert back”


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Can 'revert' be used as a synonym of 'reply'?

Is it correct English to refer to replying to someone or giving feedback as "reverting back"? People in my workplace are using that term more and more. It sounds completely wrong to me.

Here are some examples:

  • We will investigate and revert back as soon as possible.
  • Will reschedule and revert back!
  • Please let me know who will be able to go and who won’t by COB tomorrow so that I can revert back to her.

Best Answer

I have observed this usage among speakers of Indian English, wherein it appears to be normal.

AFAIK it is unknown in other varieties of English.

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