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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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Alex
US English
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Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say retrograde in sign language?

  1. retrograde

How to use retrograde in a sentence?

  1. Kitty Block:

    This week, while one part of the Japanese government is proudly facilitating international cooperation by hosting the G20 meeting, another is quietly extricating itself from the obligation for global collaboration on the protection and management of the world's whales, japan leaving the IWC and defying international law to pursue its commercial whaling ambitions is renegade, retrograde and myopic....

  2. British Prime Minister David Cameron:

    If this is part of international action against ISIL (IS) and that appalling terrorist death cult outfit, then that is all to the good, if, on the other hand, this is action against the Free Syrian Army and in defence of Assad the dictator, then obviously that is a retrograde step, but let's see exactly what's happened.

  3. Virgil:

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

  4. Edward Gibbon:

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


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