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1. retrograde

verb. ['ˈrɛtrəˌgreɪd'] get worse or fall back to a previous condition.

Synonyms

  • retrogress
  • regress
  • recede
  • lose
  • worsen
  • fall back
  • drop off
  • fall behind

Antonyms

  • progress
  • better
  • contract in
  • accept

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Rhymes with Retrograde

  • andrade
  • centigrade
  • countertrade
  • upbraid

How do you pronounce retrograde?

Pronounce retrograde as ˈrɛtrəˌgreɪd.

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Sentences with retrograde


1. Noun, singular or mass
Discuss how Venus rotates backward, or in retrograde, and the makeup and landscape of the planet.

Quotes about retrograde


1. 'The Sopranos' is filled with really retrograde humor. Bathroom humor, falls, stupid puns, bad jokes - infantile, adolescent stuff, but it makes me laugh.
- David Chase

2. While the art of printing is left to us science can never be retrograde; what is once acquired of real knowledge can never be lost.
- Thomas Jefferson, Letters of Thomas Jefferson

2. retrograde

adjective. ['ˈrɛtrəˌgreɪd'] of amnesia; affecting time immediately preceding trauma.

Antonyms

  • recuperate

3. retrograde

verb. ['ˈrɛtrəˌgreɪd'] move back.

Synonyms

  • recede
  • retire
  • pull away
  • move back
  • retreat
  • withdraw
  • draw back

Antonyms

  • stay
  • win
  • keep
  • find

4. retrograde

verb. ['ˈrɛtrəˌgreɪd'] move in a direction contrary to the usual one.

Synonyms

  • go
  • locomote
  • travel

Antonyms

  • break even
  • profit
  • soothe
  • tide

5. retrograde

verb. ['ˈrɛtrəˌgreɪd'] move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies.

Synonyms

  • orbit
  • orb

Antonyms

  • wake up
  • push
  • open

6. retrograde

adjective. ['ˈrɛtrəˌgreɪd'] moving or directed or tending in a backward direction or contrary to a previous direction.

Synonyms

  • backward

Antonyms

  • enrich
  • increment

7. retrograde

adjective. ['ˈrɛtrəˌgreɪd'] going from better to worse.

Synonyms

  • regressive

Antonyms

  • increase
  • obey

8. retrograde

verb. ['ˈrɛtrəˌgreɪd'] go back over.

Synonyms

  • rehash
  • recapitulate
  • recap

Antonyms

  • ascent
  • improvement
  • ascend
  • rise
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