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regress

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  • verbreturn to earlier way of doing things
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Synonyms for regress

verb return to earlier way of doing things
  • degenerate
  • deteriorate
  • ebb
  • fall back
  • fall off
  • recede
  • revert
  • backslide
  • lapse
  • relapse
  • retreat
  • retrogress
  • sink
  • fall away
  • go back
  • lose ground
  • roll back
  • throw back
  • turn back

Antonyms for regress

  • develop
  • forge
  • forward
  • improve
  • increase
  • progress
  • strengthen
  • grow
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to regress

back

verb. put in reverse direction
  • backtrack
  • drive back
  • fall back
  • recede
  • regress
  • repel
  • repulse
  • retire
  • retract
  • retreat
  • reverse
  • turn tail
  • withdraw
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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