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Related / Similar Words: regression, reversion, retrogression, retroversion, reasoning backward, relapse, lapse, recidivate, retrogress, fall back, retrograde, revert, return, retrovert, turn back

 

Definition:
  • returning to a former state;
  • the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence;
  • go back to bad behavior; "Those who recidivate are often minor criminals";
  • get worse; fall back to a previous or worse condition;
  • go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old rules";
  • go back to a statistical means;

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    Hyponyms: fall back, lose, drop off, fall behind, recede, relapse, lapse, recidivate, retrogress, resile, recover, go back, recuperate

     

    Derivational Morphology: revert, return, retrovert, turn back, retrograde, retrogress, recidivism, backsliding, lapse, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, reverting, regression, retrogression, retroversion, coming back

     

     
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