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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋrєtrәˏgred 〕


〔 ˊretrәɡreid 〕

Overview of verb retrograde

The verb retrograde has 5 senses

  • retrograde -- (move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies)

  • retrograde -- (move in a direction contrary to the usual one; "retrograding planets")

  • retrograde, retreat -- (move back; "The glacier retrogrades")

  • retrograde, rehash, hash over -- (go back over; "retrograde arguments")

  • regress, retrograde, retrogress -- (get worse or fall back to a previous condition)

Overview of adj retrograde

The adj retrograde has 4 senses

  • retrograde -- (moving from east to west on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in a direction opposite to that of the Earth)

  • retrograde -- (of amnesia; affecting time immediately preceding trauma)

  • retrograde, retrogressive -- (going from better to worse)

  • retral, retrograde -- (moving or directed or tending in a backward direction or contrary to a previous direction)