What are some alternative words for relapse?

Synonyms for relapse
rɪˈlæps; ˈri læps

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backsliding, lapse, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, reverting(verb)

    a failure to maintain a higher state

    Synonyms:
    reversal, atavism, lapse, oversight, turnaround, relapsing, regress, backsliding, lapsing, throwback, regression, turnabout, reverse, reverting, retrogression, reversion, retroversion

  2. get worse, relapse(verb)

    deteriorate in health

    "he relapsed"

    Synonyms:
    retrogress, get worse, recidivate, regress, lapse, fall back

  3. 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, regress, elapse, dawdle, revert, fall back, fall behind, sink, lose, glide by, retrograde, resort, pass, return, slide by, recede, drop off, slip by, go by, get worse, recur, turn back

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. relapse

    Synonyms:
    check, decline, delay, falling back, falling off, retrogression, stay, stop, stoppage

    Antonyms:
    advance, advancement, attainment, development, growth, improvement, increase, proficiency, progress, progression

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. relapse(v)

    Synonyms:
    retrogress, recede, deteriorate

    Antonyms:
    recover, amend, progress, advance, improve

  2. relapse(n)

    Synonyms:
    falling back, retrogression, returning to a former state

    Antonyms:
    recovery, return, improvement

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. relapse(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    fall back, return to a former state (especially a bad state)

  2. relapse(n.)

    Synonyms:
    falling back, return to a former state (especially a bad state)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    relapsed, recurrence, recidivism, backsliding, setback, re-offending, slip, reoffending

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. relapse

    Synonyms:
    Recrudescence

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  1. relapse

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How to use relapse in a sentence?

  1. Cynthia Moreno Tuohy:

    Whenever there's a natural disaster, we know that relapse goes up, because of anxiety, the fear of the unknown, now we have an ongoing, natural disaster, if you will.

  2. Celia Morgan:

    Ketamine is a well-tolerated drug and can help alleviate the symptoms of depression, with a pilot study suggesting that it could cut alcohol relapse rates by more than half, this trial will allow us to examine whether ketamine, combined with therapy, can indeed help people stay abstinent from alcohol.

  3. Bhanuprakash Kolla:

    Up to two-thirds of them report sleep disturbances when they stop cannabis use, and it is a frequent reason for relapse to cannabis use, therefore, cannabis can set up a pattern where it is minimally helpful for sleep in the short term and then disrupt sleep, making it difficult to stop use in the medium to long term.

  4. Morgan Stanley:

    The effective solution to prevent relapse into recession would be to reactivate policy stimulus.

  5. William Marchand:

    Antidepressants are the gold standard for the prevention of relapse of depression.


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