Textual thesaurus for "regress"

(noun) retrogression, retroversion, reversion, regression

returning to a former state

(noun) reasoning backward

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

(verb) recidivate, relapse, retrogress, fall back, lapse

go back to bad behavior

Those who recidivate are often minor criminals

(verb) retrograde, retrogress

get worse or fall back to a previous condition

(verb) retrovert, return, revert, turn back

go back to a previous state

We reverted to the old rules