Meaning of REGRESS in English

REGRESS

v.

Pronunciation: ri- ' gres

Function: intransitive verb

Date: 1552

1 a : to make or undergo regress : RETROGRADE b : to be subject to or exhibit regression

2 : to tend to approach or revert to a mean

transitive verb : to induce a state of psychological regression in

– re · gres · sor \ - ' gre-s ə r \ noun

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