retrograde has definitions from the field of astronomy
1
[ verb ] go back over

Synonyms

rehash

Examples

"retrograde arguments"

Related terms

recapitulate

2
[ verb ] move back

Synonyms

retreat

Examples

"The glacier retrogrades"

Related terms

recede

3
[ verb ] move in a direction contrary to the usual one; of stars and planets

Related terms

travel

4
[ verb ] move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies

Related terms

orbit

5
[ adjective ] of amnesia; affecting time immediately preceding trauma
6
[ adjective ] moving or directed or tending in a backward direction or contrary to a previous direction

Synonyms

retral

Related terms

backward

7
[ adjective ] (astronomy) moving from east to west on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in a direction opposite to that of the Earth

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direct astronomy

8
[ adjective ] going from better to worse

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regressive

9
[ verb ] go back over

Synonyms

hash_over rehash

Examples

"retrograde arguments"

Related terms

recapitulate review rehash

10
[ verb ] get worse; fall back to a previous or worse condition

Synonyms

retrogress regress

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