Synonyms of relapse in English:

relapse


See definition of relapse

verb

1‘although most children remain well after this procedure, a few relapse’

SYNONYMS

get ill again, get worse again, have a relapse, suffer a relapse, worsen, deteriorate, degenerate, take a turn for the worse, sicken, weaken, fail, sink

ANTONYMS

recover, improve

2‘the old woman relapsed into silence’

SYNONYMS

revert, lapse

regress, retrogress, backslide, fall back, go backwards, slip back, slide back, drift back, degenerate

rare recidivate, retrograde


noun

1‘one of the patients later suffered a relapse’

SYNONYMS

deterioration, worsening of someone's condition, turn for the worse, setback, weakening

recurrence, repetition

ANTONYMS

recovery, improvement

2‘he foresaw a relapse into an excessively objective kind of theology’

SYNONYMS

decline, lapse, deterioration, worsening, degeneration, backsliding, recidivism, reversion, regression, retrogression, downturn, fall, falling, falling away, slipping, drop, descent, sinking, slide