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Overview of noun regress

The noun regress has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. regress, reasoning backward

(the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence)

2. regression, regress, reversion, retrogression, retroversion

(returning to a former state)

Overview of verb regress

The verb regress has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. regress

(go back to a statistical means)

2. revert, return, retrovert, regress, turn back

(go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old rules")

3. regress, retrograde, retrogress

(get worse or fall back to a previous condition)

4. relapse, lapse, recidivate, regress, retrogress, fall back

(go back to bad behavior; "Those who recidivate are often minor criminals") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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