Thesaurus

regress

Synonyms and Antonyms of regress

1 to go back to a previous and usually lower state or level

  • in extreme circumstances, people sometimes regress to the behavior they exhibited in childhood
Synonyms of regress
Words Related to regress
Near Antonyms of regress
Antonyms of regress

2 to become worse or of less value

  • the annual celebration has regressed to the point where it's nothing more than an excuse to get drunk
Synonyms of regress
Words Related to regress
Phrases Synonymous with regress

go to pot, go to seed (or run to seed)

Near Antonyms of regress
Antonyms of regress



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up regress? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!