HyperDic: retrograde

English > 9 senses of the word retrograde:
VERBmotionretrogrademove backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies
motionretrogrademove in a direction contrary to the usual / usual one
motionretrograde, retreatmove back / back
communicationretrograde, rehash, hash overgo back over
changeretrograde, regress, retrogressget worse or fall back to a previous condition
ADJECTIVEallretrogrademoving from east to west on the celestial sphere
allretrogradeof amnesia
allretrograde, retrogressivegoing from better to worse
allretrograde, retralmoving or directed or tending in a backward direction or contrary to a previous direction
retrograde > pronunciation
Soundsreh'trahgrey.d
Rhymesaccolade ... wade / Wade: 90 rhymes with eyd...
English > retrograde: 9 senses > adjective 1
MeaningMoving from east to west on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in a direction opposite to that of the Earth.
Categoryastronomy, uranologyThe branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
OppositedirectMoving from west to east on the celestial sphere
Spanishretrógrado
English > retrograde: 9 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf amnesia; affecting time immediately preceding trauma.
Attribute oftemporal relationA relation involving time
OppositeanterogradeOf amnesia
Spanishretrógrado
Catalanretrògrad
English > retrograde: 9 senses > adjective 3
Meaninggoing from better to worse.
Synonymretrogressive
BroaderregressiveOpposing progress
Spanishdecreciente
English > retrograde: 9 senses > adjective 4
MeaningMoving or directed or tending in a backward direction or contrary to a previous direction.
Synonymretral
Broaderbackwarddirected / directed or facing toward the back / back or rear
Spanishretrógrado
Catalanretrògrad
English > retrograde: 9 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderorb, orbit, revolveMove in an orbit
Spanishretrogradar
English > retrograde: 9 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove in a direction contrary to the usual / usual one.
PatternSomething ----s
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
English > retrograde: 9 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove back / back.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The glacier retrogrades"
Synonymretreat
Broaderwithdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move backpull back or move away or backward
Spanishretroceder
English > retrograde: 9 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaninggo back over.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"retrograde arguments"
Synonymsrehash, hash over
Broaderrecapitulate, recapsummarize briefly
Spanishrefundir
English > retrograde: 9 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningget worse or fall back to a previous condition.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsregress, 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

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