regress

  • 1 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

  • 2 Regress — Re*gress (r?*gr?s ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Regressed} ( gr?st ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Regressing}.] To go back; to return to a former place or state. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 regress — regress. См. регресс. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 4 regress — I verb backslide, fall again into, fall back, fall behind, go back, move backward, pass back, recede, relapse, retrocede, retrograde, retrogress, return, reverse, revert, turn back II index decline, deteriorate, escheat, recidivate …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 Regress — Regress,der:⇨Entschädigung …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 6 Regress — »Rückgriff‹sanspruch› auf einen Zweit oder Hauptschuldner«: Das Fremdwort wurde im 16. Jh. aus lat. regressus »Rückkehr; Rückhalt, Zuflucht; Ersatzanspruch« entlehnt. Es wurde zunächst im Sinne von »Recht, auf etwas zurückzugreifen, etwas wieder… …

    Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • 7 regress — is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable as a noun and with the stress on the second syllable as a verb …

    Modern English usage

  • 8 regress — [v] return to earlier way of doing things backslide, degenerate, deteriorate, ebb, fall away, fall back, fall off, go back, lapse, lose ground, recede, relapse, retreat, retrogress, revert, roll back, sink, throw back, turn back; concepts 633,698 …

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  • 9 regress — ► VERB 1) return to a former state. 2) return mentally to a former stage of life or a supposed previous life. ► NOUN ▪ the action of regressing. ORIGIN Latin regredi go back, return …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 regress — [rē′gres; ] for v. [ ri gres′] n. [ME regresse < L regressus, pp. of regredi, to go back, return < re , back + gradi, to go: see GRADE] 1. a going or coming back 2. the right or privilege of this 3. backward movement; retrogression vi. 1 …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Regress — Unter Regress (lat. regressus für Rückschritt, Rückgriff) versteht man: den allgemeinen Regress im Sinne der Logik, siehe Regress (Logik) den Spezialfall in der Mathematik/Informatik/Logik den unendlichen Regress, siehe infiniter Regress den… …

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  • 12 regress — {{11}}regress (n.) late 14c. (n.), act of going back, from L. regressus a return, from regress , pp. stem of regredi to go back, from re back (see RE (Cf. re )) + gradi to step, walk (see GRADE (Cf. grade) (n.)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 13 Regress — Rückgriff * * * Re|grẹss 〈m. 1〉 1. 〈Philos.〉 das Rückschreiten von der Wirkung zu der Ursache 2. 〈Rechtsw.〉 2.1 Ersatz, Entschädigung 2.2 Ersatzanspruch an den Hauptschuldner (von Bürgen od. an zweiter Stelle haftbar gemachten Personen); Sy… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 14 regress — v. (D; intr.) to regress to (to regress to one s childhood) * * * [ riːgres] (D; intr.) to regress to (to regress to one s childhood) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 Regress — To return or go back, particularly to return to a pattern of behavior or level of skill characteristic of a younger age. For example, if a three year old child begins to regress by losing the ability to control his bowels or speak, that is a… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 16 regress — A strategy gives rise to a vicious regress if whatever problem it was designed to solve remains as much in need of the same treatment after its use as before. Thus a definition is (usually) viciously regressive if the term to be defined recurs in …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 17 regress — 1. noun a) The act of passing back; passage back; return; retrogression. What is the progress or regress of man? b) The power or liberty of passing back. 2. verb a) To move backwards to an earlier stage; to devolve …

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  • 18 regress — UK [rɪˈɡres] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms regress : present tense I/you/we/they regress he/she/it regresses present participle regressing past tense regressed past participle regressed to return to a previous and usually less developed… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 regress — I. noun Etymology: Middle English regresse, from Anglo French, from Latin regressus, from regredi to go back, from re + gradi to go more at grade Date: 14th century 1. a. an act or the privilege of going or coming back b. reentry 1 2. movement… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 Regress — Re·grẹss der; es, e; Jur; der Rückgriff z.B. von einer Firma, die für einen Schaden verantwortlich gemacht wird, auf eine andere Firma (z.B. einen Zulieferer), der den Schaden eigentlich verursacht hat: Sollte uns durch Ihre Lieferverzögerung… …

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