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Synonyms for retrogradeˈrɛ trəˌgreɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. retrograde(adj)

    moving from east to west on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in a direction opposite to that of the Earth

    Synonyms:
    retrogressive, retral

    Antonyms:
    direct, progressive, forward, anterograde

  2. retrograde(adj)

    of amnesia; affecting time immediately preceding trauma

    Synonyms:
    retrogressive, retral

    Antonyms:
    direct, anterograde, forward, progressive

  3. retrograde, retrogressive(adj)

    going from better to worse

    Synonyms:
    retrogressive, retrograde, retral

    Antonyms:
    direct, forward, anterograde, progressive

  4. retral, retrograde(verb)

    moving or directed or tending in a backward direction or contrary to a previous direction

    Synonyms:
    retrogressive, retrograde, retral

    Antonyms:
    progressive, anterograde, direct, forward

  5. retrograde(verb)

    move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies

    Synonyms:
    rehash, hash over, retrogress, regress, retreat

    Antonyms:
    anterograde, forward, progressive, direct

  6. retrograde(verb)

    move in a direction contrary to the usual one

    Synonyms:
    rehash, hash over, retrogress, regress, retreat

    Antonyms:
    direct, anterograde, forward, progressive

  7. retrograde, retreat(verb)

    move back

    Synonyms:
    draw back, retrogress, withdraw, back away, regress, retire, hash over, back out, retrograde, crawfish, move back, rehash, retreat, recede, pull away, pull in one's horns, pull back, crawfish out

    Antonyms:
    direct, forward, progressive, anterograde

  8. retrograde, rehash, hash over(verb)

    go back over

    Synonyms:
    rehash, hash over, retrogress, regress, retreat, retrograde

    Antonyms:
    progressive, direct, forward, anterograde

  9. regress, retrograde, retrogress(verb)

    get worse or fall back to a previous condition

    Synonyms:
    return, retreat, retrovert, relapse, retrograde, hash over, revert, retrogress, fall back, recidivate, turn back, lapse, rehash, regress

    Antonyms:
    direct, anterograde, forward, progressive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. retrograde(a.)

    Synonyms:
    backward

  2. retrograde(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    retrocede, recede, retire, go or move backward, retrace one's steps


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