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  Words related to retrograde

Related / Similar Words: regress, retrogress, rehash, hash over, retreat, retral, retrogressive

 

Definition:
  • get worse; fall back to a previous or worse condition;
  • go back over; "retrograde arguments";
  • move back; "The glacier retrogrades";
  • move in a direction contrary to the usual one; "retrograding planets";
  • move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies;
  • of amnesia; affecting time immediately preceding trauma;
  • moving or directed or tending in a backward direction or contrary to a previous direction;
  • moving from east to west on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in a direction opposite to that of the Earth;
  • going from better to worse;

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    Hyponyms: fall back, lose, drop off, fall behind, recede

     

    Attributes: temporal relation

     

    Derivational Morphology: regression, regress, reversion, retrogression, retroversion, rehash

     

     
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