Synonyms of retrograde in English:



  • 1 the closure of the factory is a retrograde step
    for the worse, regressive, negative, downhill, unwelcome, unprogressive; worsening, deteriorating, degenerate, declining
    [Antonyms] positive forward-looking
  • 2 the retrograde motion of the planets
    backward, backwards, reverse, rearward, directed backwards, retreating, retrogressive
    [Antonyms] forward
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