HyperDic: relapse

English > 3 senses of the word relapse:
NOUNactrelapse, backsliding, lapse, lapsing, relapsing, reversion, revertinga failure to maintain a higher state
VERBchangerelapse, get worsedeteriorate in health
bodyrelapse, lapse, recidivate, regress, retrogress, fall backgo back to bad behavior
relapse > pronunciation
Soundsriylae'ps
Rhymescollapse ... taps: 11 rhymes with aeps...
English > relapse: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA failure to maintain a higher state.
Synonymsbacksliding, lapse, lapsing, relapsing, reversion, reverting
Narrowerrecidivismhabitual relapse into crime
BroaderfailureAn act that fails
Spanishbajón, caída, recaída, recidiva, reincidencia, reventón
Catalancaiguda, fallida, recaiguda, recidiva, reincidència
Verbsrelapsego back to bad behavior
relapsedeteriorate in health
English > relapse: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningdeteriorate in health.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"he relapsed"
Synonymget worse
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Oppositeget well, get over, bounce backimprove in health
Spanishagravarse, empeorarse, empeorar, recaer
Catalanagreujar, empitjorar, engrevir, recaure, refermar
Nounsrelapsea failure to maintain a higher state
English > relapse: 3 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningGo back to bad behavior.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymslapse, recidivate, regress, retrogress, fall back
Broaderrevert, return, retrovert, regress, turn backGo back to a previous state
Spanishreincidir
Catalanreincidir
Nounsrelapse, relapsinga failure to maintain a higher state

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict