Regrede
Regrede Re*grede" (r?*gr?d"), v. i. [L. regredi to go back. Cf. {Regrade}, {Regress}.] To go back; to retrograde, as the apsis of a planet's orbit. [R.] --Todhunter. [1913 Webster]

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  • regrede — re·grede …   English syllables

  • regrede — rə̇ˈgrēd intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Latin regredi to go back astronomy : to go back : retrograde …   Useful english dictionary

  • Regrade — Re*grade (r?*gr?d ), v. i. [L. re re + gradi to go. Cf. {Regrede}. ] To retire; to go back. [Obs.] W. Hales. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Regress — Re gress (r? gr?s), n. [L. regressus, fr. regredi, regressus. See {Regrede}.] 1. The act of passing back; passage back; return; retrogression. The progress or regress of man . F. Harrison. [1913 Webster] 2. The power or liberty of passing back.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • regredience — regrēˈdience noun (Herrick) • • • Main Entry: ↑regrede …   Useful english dictionary

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