Definitions For Regress

noun

  • Returning to a former state
  • The reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence
  • To return to an earlier and usually worse or less developed condition or state

verb

  • Go back to bad behavior
  • Get worse or fall back to a previous condition
  • Go back to a previous state
  • Go back to a statistical means

Is Regress a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
8
Words with Friends
9

The word Regress is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Regress in a Sentence

  • The patient is regressing to a childlike state.
  • In extreme circumstances, people sometimes regress to the behavior they exhibited in childhood

Synonyms for Regress

Antonyms for Regress

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