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Synonyms of regress

Noun


1. regress, reasoning backward, reasoning, logical thinking, abstract thought

usage: the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence

2. regression, regress, reversion, retrogression, retroversion, reversal

usage: returning to a former state

Verb


1. regress, change

usage: go back to a statistical means

2. revert, return, retrovert, regress, turn back, change by reversal, turn, reverse

usage: go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old rules"

3. regress, retrograde, retrogress, worsen, decline

usage: get worse or fall back to a previous condition

4. relapse, lapse, recidivate, regress, retrogress, fall back, revert, return, retrovert, regress, turn back

usage: go back to bad behavior; "Those who recidivate are often minor criminals"

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