The verb invert means to turn something upside down or put something in the opposite order or position.

Synonyms are alter, convert, flip, or reverse.

The word origins from French (1530s) invertir meaning “to turn something in an opposite direction, reverse the position, order, or sequence of”, and directly from Latin invertere meaning “turn upside down, turn about, upset, reverse, transpose”, figuratively meaning “pervert, corrupt, misrepresent”. It comes from in- meaning “in, on” plus vertere meaning “to turn”.

Invert the container and tap the bottom to remove the remaining insects.

After a few minutes, invert the fried egg in the pan.

She never forgets to invert her phone when she takes pictures.