HyperDic: recidivate

English > 1 sense of the word recidivate:
VERBbodyrecidivate, relapse, lapse, regress, retrogress, fall backgo back to bad behavior
English > recidivate: 1 sense > verb 1, body
MeaningGo back to bad behavior.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"Those who recidivate are often minor criminals"
Synonymsrelapse, lapse, regress, retrogress, fall back
Broaderrevert, return, retrovert, regress, turn backGo back to a previous state
Spanishreincidir
Catalanreincidir
Nounsrecidivismhabitual relapse into crime

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