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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·gress /ˈriˌgrɛs/
 復原;逆行;複歸權

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·gress /rɪˈgrɛs/ 不及物動詞
 退化,退行

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·gress n.
 1. The act of passing back; passage back; return; retrogression. “The progress or regress of man”.
 2. The power or liberty of passing back.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·gress v. i. [imp. & p. p. Regressed p. pr. & vb. n. Regressing.] To go back; to return to a former place or state.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 regress
      n 1: the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is
           true and reason backward to the evidence [syn: reasoning
           backward]
      2: returning to a former state [syn: regression, reversion,
          retrogression, retroversion]
      v 1: go back to a statistical means
      2: go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old rules"
         [syn: revert, return, retrovert, turn back]
      3: get worse; fall back to a previous or worse condition [syn:
         retrograde, retrogress] [ant: progress]
      4: go back to bad behavior; "Those who recidivate are often
         minor criminals" [syn: relapse, lapse, recidivate, retrogress,
          fall back]