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retrograde

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of retrograde

  1. 1 directed, turned, or done toward the back retrograde pedaling will engage the brakes on that bike Synonyms of retrograde rearward, backwardWords Related to retrograde reverse, reversed; aft, after, hind, posterior, rear; astern, sternforemostNear Antonyms of retrograde forward

  2. 2 pleasantly reminiscent of an earlier time the loft's retrograde decor seeks to capture the look and feel of the swinging '60s Synonyms of retrograde antique, oldfangled, old-school, old-time, old-timey, old-world, quaint, retro, old-fashioned, vintageWords Related to retrograde antiquated, moldy, obsolete, rinky-dink; historic, historical, olden, traditional; old hat, outdated, outmoded, out-of-date, outworn, passé, superannuated; dated, fusty, moth-eaten, musty, stodgy; aged, age-old, ancient, antediluvian, atavistic, fossilized, hoary, venerable; bygone, erstwhile, former, late, past; forgotten, remote; ageless, dateless; timeless; anachronistic (also anachronic), anachronousNear Antonyms of retrograde fresh, new; chic, designer, fashionable, smart, stylish; modernized, refurbished, remodeled, renewed, updated; last, latest; futuristic, high-tech (also hi-tech), latter-day, nontraditional; recentAntonyms of retrograde contemporary, current, hot, mod, modern, modernist, modernistic, new age, newfangled, new-fashioned, present-day, red-hot, space-age, state-of-the-art, ultramodern, up-to-date


retrograde

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of retrograde

  1. to become worse or of less value the Dark Ages, the period following the fall of the Roman Empire when Western civilization seriously retrograded Synonyms of retrograde atrophy, crumble, decay, decline, degenerate, descend, devolve, ebb, regress, deteriorate, rot, sink, worsenWords Related to retrograde abate, de-escalate, diminish, downsize, dwindle, recede, wane; break down, corrupt, decompose, degrade, dilapidate, disintegrate, molder, putrefy; sour, spoil; lessen, lower, reduce; debilitate, undermine; droop, fail, fall, flag, lag, languish, run down, sag, slip, waste (away), weaken, wiltNear Antonyms of retrograde better, upgrade; enhance, enrich, fortify, heighten, intensify, strengthen; advance, develop, march, proceed, progressAntonyms of retrograde ameliorate, improve, meliorate



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