RETROGRADE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Retrograde Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Tending or moving backward; having a backward course; contrary; as, a retrograde motion; -- opposed to progressive.
  2. (v. i.) Hence, to decline from a better to a worse condition, as in morals or intelligence.
  3. (v. i.) To go in a retrograde direction; to move, or appear to move, backward, as a planet.
  4. (a.) Declining from a better to a worse state; as, a retrograde people; retrograde ideas, morals, etc.
  5. (a.) Apparently moving backward, and contrary to the succession of the signs, that is, from east to west, as a planet.


Synonyms:
Declining, Deteriorating, Failing, Regress, Regressing, Rehash, Retreat, Retrogress, Retrogressive,

• Retrograded Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Retrograde


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