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retrograde

 
Adjective retrograde has 4 senses
  1. 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
    Antonym:
    direct
  2. retrograde - of amnesia; affecting time immediately preceding trauma
    Antonym:
    anterograde
  3. retrograde, retrogressive - going from better to worse
    Antonym: progressive (indirect, via regressive)
  4. retral, retrograde - moving or directed or tending in a backward direction or contrary to a previous direction
    Antonym: forward (indirect, via backward)
Verb retrograde has 5 senses
  1. retrograde - move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies
    --1 is one way to
    orbit, revolve
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  2. retrograde - move in a direction contrary to the usual one; "retrograding planets"
    --2 is one way to
    travel, go, move, locomote
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  3. retrograde, retreat - move back; "The glacier retrogrades"
    --3 is one way to recede, fall back, retire
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  4. retrograde, rehash, hash over - go back over; "retrograde arguments"
    --4 is one way to recapitulate, recap
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. regress, retrograde, retrogress - get worse; fall back to a previous or worse condition
    --5 is one way to worsen, decline
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
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