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Synonyms for regress
rɪˈgrɛs; ˈri grɛs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. regress, reasoning backward(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    reversion, retrogression, reasoning backward, regression, retroversion

    Antonyms:
    get on, progress, come along, get along, shape up, come on, advance

  2. regression, regress, reversion, retrogression, retroversion(verb)

    returning to a former state

    Synonyms:
    infantile fixation, lapse, simple regression, reversal, regression toward the mean, fixation, turnaround, arrested development, relapsing, retrogression, retroflection, reasoning backward, backsliding, lapsing, throwback, regression, reverse, atavism, turnabout, reverting, relapse, statistical regression, retroversion, degeneration, reversion, retroflexion

    Antonyms:
    get on, come along, get along, come on, shape up, advance, progress

  3. regress(verb)

    go back to a statistical means

    Synonyms:
    return, retrovert, relapse, retrograde, revert, retrogress, fall back, recidivate, turn back, lapse

    Antonyms:
    get along, come on, progress, advance, come along, shape up, get on

  4. revert, return, retrovert, regress, turn back(verb)

    go back to a previous state

    "We reverted to the old rules"

    Synonyms:
    reelect, bring back, drive off, retrovert, return, retrograde, reverse, deliver, hold back, recall, refund, hark back, give back, rejoin, invert, drive out, devolve, repay, turn back, come back, relapse, retort, fall, riposte, recidivate, fall back, give, drive away, take back, stop, pass, render, retrogress, lapse, arrest, yield, chase away, dispel, contain, double back, generate, revert, backtrack, run off, check

    Antonyms:
    progress, get on, shape up, come on, get along, come along, advance

  5. regress, retrograde, retrogress(verb)

    get worse or fall back to a previous condition

    Synonyms:
    return, retreat, retrovert, relapse, retrograde, hash over, revert, retrogress, fall back, recidivate, turn back, lapse, rehash

    Antonyms:
    get on, come along, shape up, progress, advance, get along, come on

  6. relapse, lapse, recidivate, regress, retrogress, fall back(verb)

    go back to bad behavior

    "Those who recidivate are often minor criminals"

    Synonyms:
    go along, lapse, slip away, recidivate, backslide, retrogress, lag, retrovert, elapse, dawdle, revert, fall back, fall behind, sink, lose, glide by, retrograde, resort, pass, return, slide by, recede, drop off, relapse, slip by, go by, get worse, recur, turn back

    Antonyms:
    progress, advance, come along, get along, get on, come on, shape up

Wiktionary

  1. regress(verb)

    Synonyms:
    backslide

    Antonyms:
    progress, proceed

  2. regress(verb)

    To move backwards to an earlier stage; to devolve.

    What is the progress or regress of man?

    Synonyms:
    backslide

    Antonyms:
    proceed, progress

  3. regress(verb)

    To perform a regression on an explanatory variable.

    When we regress Y on X, we use the values of variable X to predict those Y.

    Synonyms:
    backslide

    Antonyms:
    progress, proceed

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. regress(n.)

    Synonyms:
    return, retrocession, reflux, retrogression, refluence, ebb

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    regression, retrogression, backspace

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. REGRESS

    Synonyms:
    Regression Growth Evaluation Statin Study

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How to use regress in a sentence?

  1. Rachel Denber:

    I don't think it's fair to expect countries to have perfect transitions overnight, or maybe even in 24 years (since Soviet disintegration in the region, in 1991). But I do think it's fair to expect them to not regress significantly.

  2. George Steiner:

    It is not the literal past that rules us, save, possibly, in a biological sense. It is images of the past. Each new historical era mirrors itself in the picture and active mythology of its past or of a past borrowed from other cultures. It tests its sense of identity, of regress or new achievement against that past.

  3. Rachel Denber:

    The past year, I would argue, has been the worst on record for human rights in Azerbaijan since the breakup of the Soviet Union, i don't think it's fair to expect countries to have perfect transitions overnight, or maybe even in 24 years (since Soviet disintegration in the region, in 1991). But I do think it's fair to expect them to not regress significantly.

  4. Mariana Fulger:

    Nothing exists forever in one shape or another. You say existence – you say transformation, evolution and regress.

  5. Tom Wind:

    You never want to see the data regress, but we remain optimistic that we're still on a long-term upward trajectory.


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