Definition of Retrograde

Retrograde v. i. means: Hence, to decline from a better to a worse condition, as in morals or intelligence.

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Retrograde v. i. means: Hence, to decline from a better to a worse condition, as in morals or intelligence.

Meaning of Retrograde

Retrograde (v. i.) means: Hence, to decline from a better to a worse condition, as in morals or intelligence.

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Retrograde (a.): Declining from a better to a worse state; as, a retrograde people; retrograde ideas, morals, etc.

Retrograde (a.): Tending or moving backward; having a backward course; contrary; as, a retrograde motion; -- opposed to progressive.

Retrograde (v. i.): To go in a retrograde direction; to move, or appear to move, backward, as a planet.

Retrograded (imp. & p. p.): of Retrograde

Retrograding (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Retrograde

Retrogradingly (adv.): By retrograding; so as to retrograde.

Retrogradation (n.): The state of being retrograde; decline.

Retrograde (v. i.): Hence, to decline from a better to a worse condition, as in morals or intelligence.

Regrede (v. i.): To go back; to retrograde, as the apsis of a planet's orbit.

Phyllody (n.): A retrograde metamorphosis of the floral organs to the condition of leaves.

Retrogressive (a.): Tending to retrograde; going or moving backward; declining from a better to a worse state.

Stationary (a.): Appearing to be at rest, because moving in the line of vision; not progressive or retrograde, as a planet.

Retrograde (a.): Apparently moving backward, and contrary to the succession of the signs, that is, from east to west, as a planet.

Stationary (n.): One who, or that which, is stationary, as a planet when apparently it has neither progressive nor retrograde motion.

Progressive (a.): Moving forward; proceeding onward; advancing; evincing progress; increasing; as, progressive motion or course; -- opposed to retrograde.

Direct (a.): In the direction of the general planetary motion, or from west to east; in the order of the signs; not retrograde; -- said of the motion of a celestial body.

Retrogression (n.): Backward development; a passing from a higher to a lower state of organization or structure, as when an animal, approaching maturity, becomes less highly organized than would be expected from its earlier stages or known relationship. Called also retrograde development, and regressive metamorphism.

Boomerang (n.): A very singular missile weapon used by the natives of Australia and in some parts of India. It is usually a curved stick of hard wood, from twenty to thirty inches in length, from two to three inches wide, and half or three quarters of an inch thick. When thrown from the hand with a quick rotary motion, it describes very remarkable curves, according to the shape of the instrument and the manner of throwing it, often moving nearly horizontally a long distance, then curving upward to a considerable height, and finally taking a retrograde direction, so as to fall near the place from which it was thrown, or even far in the rear of it.

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Meaning of Retrograde

Retrograde means: Declining from a better to a worse state; as, a retrograde people; retrograde ideas, morals, etc.

Meaning of Retrograde

Retrograde means: Tending or moving backward; having a backward course; contrary; as, a retrograde motion; -- opposed to progressive.

Meaning of Retrograde

Retrograde means: To go in a retrograde direction; to move, or appear to move, backward, as a planet.

Meaning of Retrograded

Retrograded means: of Retrograde

Meaning of Retrograding

Retrograding means: of Retrograde

Meaning of Retrogradingly

Retrogradingly means: By retrograding; so as to retrograde.

Meaning of Retrogradation

Retrogradation means: The state of being retrograde; decline.

Meaning of Retrograde

Retrograde means: Hence, to decline from a better to a worse condition, as in morals or intelligence.

Meaning of Regrede

Regrede means: To go back; to retrograde, as the apsis of a planet's orbit.

Meaning of Phyllody

Phyllody means: A retrograde metamorphosis of the floral organs to the condition of leaves.

Meaning of Retrogressive

Retrogressive means: Tending to retrograde; going or moving backward; declining from a better to a worse state.

Meaning of Stationary

Stationary means: Appearing to be at rest, because moving in the line of vision; not progressive or retrograde, as a planet.

Meaning of Retrograde

Retrograde means: Apparently moving backward, and contrary to the succession of the signs, that is, from east to west, as a planet.

Meaning of Stationary

Stationary means: One who, or that which, is stationary, as a planet when apparently it has neither progressive nor retrograde motion.

Meaning of Progressive

Progressive means: Moving forward; proceeding onward; advancing; evincing progress; increasing; as, progressive motion or course; -- opposed to retrograde.

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