Synonyms for (noun) relapse

Synonyms: lapse, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, reverting, backsliding

Definition: a failure to maintain a higher state

Similar words: failure

Definition: an act that fails

Usage: his failure to pass the test

Synonyms for (verb) relapse

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: relapse, get worse

Definition: deteriorate in health

Usage: he relapsed

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election