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  • What is the opposite of Progress?
  • What does progress mean?
  • Firstly before explain the opposite of Progress, progress meaning is; 
  • Noun:
  • i.) A movement toward a goal or to a further or higher stage: the progress of a student toward a degree.
  • ii.) Developmental activity in science, technology, etc., especially with reference to the commercial opportunities created thereby or to the promotion of the material well-being of the public through the goods, techniques, or facilities created.
  • iii.) Advancement in general. 
  • iv.) Growth or development; continuous improvement: He shows progress in his muscular coordination. 
  • v.) The development of an individual or society in a direction considered more beneficial than and superior to the previous level. 
  • vi.) Biology. increasing differentiation and perfection in the course of ontogeny or phylogeny. 
  • vii.) Forward or onward movement: the progress of the planets.
  • viii.) The forward course of action, events, time, etc.
  • ix.) An official journey or tour, as by a sovereign or dignitary.
  • Verb (used without object), none, progress [pruh-gres] :
  • x.) To go forward or onward in space or time: The wagon train progressed through the valley. As the play progressed, the leading man grew more inaudible.
  • xi.) To grow or develop, as in complexity, scope, or severity; advance: Are you progressing in your piano studies? The disease progressed slowly.
  • Idioms:
  • xii.) In progress, going on; under way; being done; happening: The meeting was already in progress.


  • Similar words as progress; progression, advance, advancement, improvement, headway, growth, advancement, growing, development, rise, increase, promotion, rising, raise, official trip, make progress, improve, proceed, keep going, thrive, gain, go too far, exaggerate


  • Opposite of progress Noun listregression, block, decline, decrease, diminishment, failure, halt, stagnation, stoppage, worsening, hindrance, whole, deterioration, retreat, retrogression






  • Opposite of progress Verb listregress, retreat, cease, halt, stop, back up, decline, decrease, deteriorate, retrogress, lessen, lose, worsen


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