Antonyms for progress

Antonyms for (noun) progress

Main entry: forward motion, procession, progress, progression, onward motion, advance, advancement

Definition: the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)

Antonyms: retreat

Definition: the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)

Antonyms for (verb) progress

Main entry: advance, get along, get on, progress, come along, come on, shape up

Definition: develop in a positive way

Usage: He progressed well in school; My plants are coming along; Plans are shaping up

Antonyms: regress, retrograde, retrogress

Definition: get worse or fall back to a previous condition

Main entry: go on, advance, march on, progress, move on, pass on

Definition: move forward, also in the metaphorical sense

Usage: Time marches on

Antonyms: retire, retreat, pull away, pull back, recede, withdraw, draw back, move back

Definition: pull back or move away or backward

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