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Synonyms for regress

Synonyms for (noun) regress

Synonyms: retrogression, retroversion, reversion, regress, regression Definition: returning to a former state

Similar words: reversal Definition: a change from one state to the opposite state Usage: there was a reversal of autonomic function

Synonyms: reasoning backward, regress Definition: the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence

Similar words: abstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning Definition: thinking that is coherent and logical

Synonyms for (verb) regress

Synonyms: recidivate, regress, relapse, retrogress, fall back, lapse Definition: go back to bad behavior Usage: Those who recidivate are often minor criminals

Similar words: retrovert, return, revert, regress, turn back Definition: go back to a previous state Usage: We reverted to the old rules

Synonyms: regress, retrograde, retrogress Definition: get worse or fall back to a previous condition

Similar words: worsen, decline Definition: grow worse Usage: Conditions in the slum worsened

Synonyms: retrovert, return, revert, regress, turn back Definition: go back to a previous state Usage: We reverted to the old rules

Similar words: turn, change by reversal, reverse Definition: change to the contrary Usage: The trend was reversed; the tides turned against him; public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern

Synonyms: regress Definition: go back to a statistical means

Similar words: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night