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Synonyms for retrograde
ˈrɛ trəˌgreɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. retrograde(adj)

    moving from east to west on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in a direction opposite to that of the Earth

    Synonyms:
    retrogressive, retral

    Antonyms:
    direct, progressive, forward, anterograde

  2. retrograde(adj)

    of amnesia; affecting time immediately preceding trauma

    Synonyms:
    retrogressive, retral

    Antonyms:
    direct, anterograde, forward, progressive

  3. retrograde, retrogressive(adj)

    going from better to worse

    Synonyms:
    retrogressive, retral

    Antonyms:
    direct, forward, anterograde, progressive

  4. retral, retrograde(verb)

    moving or directed or tending in a backward direction or contrary to a previous direction

    Synonyms:
    retrogressive, retral

    Antonyms:
    progressive, anterograde, direct, forward

  5. retrograde(verb)

    move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies

    Synonyms:
    rehash, hash over, retrogress, regress, retreat

    Antonyms:
    anterograde, forward, progressive, direct

  6. retrograde(verb)

    move in a direction contrary to the usual one

    "retrograding planets"

    Synonyms:
    rehash, hash over, retrogress, regress, retreat

    Antonyms:
    direct, anterograde, forward, progressive

  7. retrograde, retreat(verb)

    move back

    "The glacier retrogrades"

    Synonyms:
    draw back, retrogress, withdraw, back away, regress, retire, hash over, back out, crawfish, move back, rehash, retreat, recede, pull away, pull in one's horns, pull back, crawfish out

    Antonyms:
    direct, forward, progressive, anterograde

  8. retrograde, rehash, hash over(verb)

    go back over

    "retrograde arguments"

    Synonyms:
    rehash, hash over, retrogress, regress, retreat

    Antonyms:
    progressive, direct, forward, anterograde

  9. regress, retrograde, retrogress(verb)

    get worse or fall back to a previous condition

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

    Antonyms:
    direct, anterograde, forward, progressive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. retrograde(a.)

    Synonyms:
    backward

  2. retrograde(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    retrocede, recede, retire, go or move backward, retrace one's steps

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. retrograde(v)

    Synonyms:
    retrocede, recede, decline, deteriorate

How to pronounce retrograde?

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US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

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How to use retrograde in a sentence?

  1. Austin Scott Miller:

    All of our forces are now preparing to retrograde. Officially the notification date will be the first of May, but at the same time as we start taking local actions we have already begun that.

  2. Austin Scott Miller:

    All of our forces are now preparing to retrograde.

  3. Edward Gibbon:

    All that is human must retrograde if it does not advance.

  4. Virgil:

    Thus all things are doomed to change for the worse and retrograde.

  5. Arlene Foster:

    It's a retrograde step for our society.

Images & Illustrations of retrograde

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