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.

2.

The power or liberty of passing back.

Shak.

 

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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.

 

© Webster 1913.

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