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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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