HyperDic: regress

English > 6 senses of the word regress:
NOUNcognitionregress, reasoning backwardthe reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence
actregress, regression, reversion, retrogression, retroversionreturning to a former state
VERBchangeregressgo back to a statistical means
changeregress, revert, return, retrovert, turn backgo back to a previous state
changeregress, retrograde, retrogressget worse or fall back to a previous condition
bodyregress, relapse, lapse, recidivate, retrogress, fall backgo back to bad behavior
regress > pronunciation
Soundsrihgreh's; riy'grehs
RhymesABS ... yes: 78 rhymes with ehs...
English > regress: 6 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence.
Synonymreasoning backward
Broaderreasoning, logical thinking, abstract thoughtThinking that is coherent and logical
English > regress: 6 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningReturning to a former state.
Synonymsregression, reversion, retrogression, retroversion
BroaderreversalA change from one state to the opposite state
Spanishregresión, retroceso
Catalanregressió, retrocés
Verbsregressgo back to a previous state
English > regress: 6 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningGo back to a statistical means.
PatternSomething ----s
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
English > regress: 6 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningGo back to a previous state.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsrevert, return, retrovert, turn back
Narrowerrecover, go back, recuperateregain a former condition after a financial loss
relapse, lapse, recidivate, regress, retrogress, fall backGo back to bad behavior
resileReturn to the original position or state after being stretched or compressed
Broaderchange by reversal, turn, reversechange to the contrary
Spanishregresar, revertir
Catalanretornar, tornar
Nounsregression, regressreturning to a former state
English > regress: 6 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningget worse or fall back to a previous condition.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsretrograde, retrogress
Narrowerfall back, drop off, fall behind, recederetreat
Broaderworsen, declineGrow worse
Oppositeprogress, come on, come along, advance, get on, get along, shape upDevelop in a positive way
Spanishrecalcitrar, retroceder, retrogradar, sufrir una regresión
Catalanretrocedir
Adjectivesregressiveopposing progress
English > regress: 6 senses > verb 4, body
MeaningGo back to bad behavior.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsrelapse, lapse, recidivate, retrogress, fall back
Broaderrevert, return, retrovert, regress, turn backGo back to a previous state
Spanishreincidir
Catalanreincidir

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