Synonyms for regress

Synonyms for (noun) regress

Synonyms: retrogression, retroversion, reversion, regress, regression

Definition: returning to a former state

Similar words: reversal

Definition: a change from one state to the opposite state

Usage: there was a reversal of autonomic function


Synonyms: reasoning backward, regress

Definition: the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence

Similar words: abstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning

Definition: thinking that is coherent and logical

Synonyms for (verb) regress

Synonyms: recidivate, regress, relapse, retrogress, fall back, lapse

Definition: go back to bad behavior

Usage: Those who recidivate are often minor criminals

Similar words: retrovert, return, revert, regress, turn back

Definition: go back to a previous state

Usage: We reverted to the old rules


Synonyms: regress, retrograde, retrogress

Definition: get worse or fall back to a previous condition

Similar words: worsen, decline

Definition: grow worse

Usage: Conditions in the slum worsened


Synonyms: retrovert, return, revert, regress, turn back

Definition: go back to a previous state

Usage: We reverted to the old rules

Similar words: turn, change by reversal, reverse

Definition: change to the contrary

Usage: The trend was reversed; the tides turned against him; public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern


Synonyms: regress

Definition: go back to a statistical means

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night