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### Regress Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

### Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

- returning to a former state
- the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence
- go back to bad behavior; "Those who recidivate are often minor criminals"
- get worse; fall back to a previous or worse condition
- go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old rules"
- go back to a statistical means

### Definitions from Wiktionary

- the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence ,
- returning to a former state

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### Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Regress'

- Regress: Regress may refer to: Regress argument , a problem in epistemology concerning the justification of propositions. Infinite regress
**...** - Regression analysis: In statistics , regression analysis is a statistical process for estimating the relationships among variables. It includes many techniques
**...** - Linear regression: In statistics , linear regression is an approach for modeling the relationship between a scalar dependent variable y and one or more
**...** - Regression (psychology): The defense mechanism of regression, in psychoanalytic theory, occurs when an individual's personality reverts to an earlier stage of
**...** - Regress argument: The regress argument (also known as the diallelus (Latin http://plato. stanford. edu/entries/justep-foundational/ Stanford Encyclopedia of
**...** - Age regression in therapy: Age regression in therapy is the increased access to childhood memories, thoughts and feelings as a part of the psychotherapeutic process
**...** - Regression (medicine): date August 2014 Regression in medicine is a characteristic of diseases to show lighter symptoms without completely disappearing.
**...** - Regressive autism: Other terms used to describe regression in children with autism are autism with regression, autistic regression, setback-type autism, and
**...** - Infinite regress: "An infinite regress in a series of proposition s arises if the truth of proposition P 1 requires the support of proposition P 2, the truth
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### Words and phrases related to 'Regress'

advance | ascend | back | backing | backset |

backslide | backsliding | budge | change | circle |

climb | cock | degenerate |

### 'Regress' example sentence in quotations

* Each new historical era mirrors itself in the picture and archive mythology of its past or of a past borrowed from other cultures. It tests its sense of identity, of

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