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Synonyms for retrospect
ˈrɛ trəˌspɛkt

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Wiktionary

  1. retrospectnoun

    Antonyms:
    prospect

  2. retrospectnoun

    To look or refer back to; to reflect on

    Antonyms:
    prospect

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. retrospect

    Memory is the faculty by which knowledge is retained or recalled; in a more general sense, memory is a retention of knowledge within the grasp of the mind, while remembrance is the having what is known consciously before the mind. Remembrance may be voluntary or involuntary; a thing is brought to remembrance or we call it to remembrance; the same is true of memory. Recollection involves volition, the mind making a distinct effort to recall something, or fixing the attention actively upon it when recalled. Reminiscence is a half-dreamy memory of scenes or events long past; retrospection is a distinct turning of the mind back upon the past, bringing long periods under survey. Retrospection is to reminiscence much what recollection is to remembrance.

    Synonyms:
    memory, recollection, remembrance, reminiscence, retrospection

    Antonyms:
    forgetfulness, oblivion, obliviousness, oversight, unconsciousness

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. retrospect

    Synonyms:
    review, survey, recollection, reminiscence, reconsideration

    Antonyms:
    prognostication, anticipation, speculation, forecasting, prophecy, prospect

Princeton's WordNet

  1. retrospectverb

    contemplation of things past

    "in retrospect"

  2. review, look back, retrospectverb

    look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember

    "she reviewed her achievements with pride"

    Synonyms:
    look backward, look back, refresh, survey, go over, brush up, critique, review, reexamine

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. retrospectnoun

    Synonyms:
    review, re-survey

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "retrospect":

    retrospective, hindsight, posteriori

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How to use retrospect in a sentence?

  1. Christopher Nowinski:

    I know my lack of education led to my wrestling career ending, when I had a concussion I would still go out there. Now I know in retrospect it is dangerous not only for me but also my opponent. If I had a headache or felt nausea I shouldn't be out there with my opponent.

  2. Robert Louis Stephenson:

    The mark of a good action is that it appears inevitable in retrospect.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I probably, you know, in retrospect, I should have, and I did last year, and I will virtually every year, but we had come in very later at night and I had just left, literally, the American cemetery in Paris and I really probably assumed that was fine, and I was extremely busy because of affairs of state doing other things.

  4. Kurt Volker:

    In retrospect, I should have seen that connection differently, and had I done so, I would have raised my own objections.

  5. Steven Menashi:

    In retrospect, the criticism of the Human Rights Campaign was unfair, the murder of Matthew Shepard was a horrifying crime, and it is appropriate for the Human Rights Campaign to call special attention to a crime motivated by hatred. I regret the suggestion that it was improper.

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Translations for retrospect

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  • استذكارArabic
  • Rückblick, RückschauGerman
  • iraganera begiratze, atzera begiratzeBasque
  • jälkikäteistarkasteluFinnish
  • coup d'œil rétrospectif, rétrospectionFrench
  • sealltainn air ais, ath-bheachdScottish Gaelic
  • דיעבדHebrew
  • बीती बातों की जांचHindi
  • 遡上, 回顧Japanese
  • ретроспективный взгляд, взгляд назад, взгляд в прошлоеRussian

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