Regression

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Motion backwards.
<- N
PARAG:Regression->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ regress
regress
regression
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ retrocession
retrocession
retrogression
retrograduation
retroaction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ reculade
reculade
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ retreat
retreat
withdrawal
retirement
remigration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ recession
recession
&c.(motion from) 287
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ recess
recess
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ crab-like motion
crab-like motion
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ refluence
refluence
reflux
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ backwater
backwater
regurgitation
ebb
return
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ resilience reflexion
resilience reflexion
=>(recoil)
???>277
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ volte-face
volte-face
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ counter motion
counter motion
counter movement
counter march
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ veering
veering
tergiversation
recidivation|
backsliding
fall
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ deterioration
deterioration
&c. 659
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ recidivism
recidivism
recidivity
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ turning point
turning point
&c.(reversion) 145
PARAG:Regression->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ recede
recede
regrade
return
revert
retreat
retire
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ retrograde
retrograde
retrocede
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ back out
back out
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ back down
back down
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ balk
balk
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ crawfish
crawfish
???>*
=>(U.S.)
crawl
???>*
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ withdraw
withdraw
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ rebound
rebound
&c. 277
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ go back
go back
come back
turn back
hark back
draw back
fall back
get back
put back
run back
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ lose ground
lose ground
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fall astern
fall astern
drop astern
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ backwater
backwater
put about
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take the back track
take the back track
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ veer round
veer round
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ double
double
wheel
countermarch
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ ebb
ebb
regurgitate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ jib
jib
shrink
shy
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ turn tail
turn tail
turn round
turn upon one's heel
turn one's back upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ retrace one's steps
retrace one's steps
dance the back step
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ sound a retreat
sound a retreat
beat a retreat
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ go home
go home
PARAG:Regression->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ receding
receding
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ retrograde
retrograde
retrogressive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ regressive
regressive
refluent
reflex
recidivous
resilient
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ crab-like
crab-like
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ balky
balky
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ reactionary
reactionary
&c. 277
PARAG:Regression->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ back
back
backwards
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ reflexively
reflexively
to the right about
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ a reculons
a reculons
a rebours

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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