Synonyms of reverting


1. backsliding, lapse, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, reverting, failure

usage: a failure to maintain a higher state


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

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

2. revert, mutate

usage: undergo reversion, as in a mutation


1. returning, reverting, regressive (vs. progressive)

usage: tending to return to an earlier state

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