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Synonyms for regression
rɪˈgrɛʃ ənre·gres·sion

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  1. regressionnoun

    Antonyms:
    progression

  2. regressionnoun

    Antonyms:
    progression

  3. regressionnoun

    Antonyms:
    progression

  4. regressionnoun

    Antonyms:
    progression

  5. regressionnoun

    Antonyms:
    progression

  6. regressionnoun

    Antonyms:
    progression

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. regression

    Synonyms:
    retreat, return, retrogradation, retrogression, retirement

    Antonyms:
    advancement, progression, aggression, procession

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 1 vote

  1. arrested development, fixation, infantile fixation, regressionnoun

    an abnormal state in which development has stopped prematurely

    Synonyms:
    retrogression, reversion, infantile fixation, statistical regression, fixing, fixation, arrested development, regression toward the mean, simple regression, retroversion, regress, obsession

  2. regressionnoun

    (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which you flee from reality by assuming a more infantile state

    Synonyms:
    retrogression, simple regression, infantile fixation, fixation, reversion, arrested development, statistical regression, regression toward the mean, retroversion, regress

  3. regression, simple regression, regression toward the mean, statistical regressionnoun

    the relation between selected values of x and observed values of y (from which the most probable value of y can be predicted for any value of x)

    Synonyms:
    retrogression, simple regression, infantile fixation, fixation, reversion, arrested development, statistical regression, regression toward the mean, retroversion, regress

  4. regression, regress, reversion, retrogression, retroversionnoun

    returning to a former state

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. regressionnoun

    Synonyms:
    return, REGRESS

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD3.5 / 2 votes

  1. regression

    Synonyms:
    Regressive metamorphosis, retrograde metamorphosis (in part)

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How to use regression in a sentence?

  1. Matthew Kacsmaryk:

    But through that progression or regression, I think you can see five areas where there will be a clash of absolutes between the traditional Judeo-Christian understanding of marriage and the revisionist, redefined vision of marriage that you saw in last term’s Supreme Court opinions.

  2. Salman Aziz:

    Finding someone’s weakness only can make you strongest in the earth but not inside you. And someday you can be in the worst situation when someone found your biggest weakness. That day you will be left with regression. Nothing can change back!

  3. Melanie Campbell:

    We believe this is a state of emergency, because we don't have a strong voting Voting Rights act to push back on some of this, then we are looking at regression... and with African Americans, we have always had to have federal intervention.

  4. Salman Aziz:

    Outer beauty won’t remain forever but inner beauty does. Don’t run after outer beauty. Because of it can be a huge mistake when you chose outer beauty instead of inner beauty. And that will leave you with regression. Only try to know and get the inner beauty of somebody or something. It will bring peace inside of you.

  5. Alex Branczik:

    There's no doubt that today this image has incredible currency not just here in the UK but across Europe and beyond, here we see this, one of our oldest democracies and within it we see the regression toward tribal animalistic behavior.


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