1. [Adjective]: of amnesia; affecting time immediately preceding trauma

2. [Adjective]: moving from east to west on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in a direction opposite to that of the Earth

3. moving or directed or tending in a backward direction or contrary to a previous direction

4. going from better to worse

5. [Verb]: move backward in an orbit, of celestial bodies

6. [Verb]: go back over; "retrograde arguments"

7. [Verb]: move in a direction contrary to the usual one; "retrograding planets"

8. [Verb]: get worse; fall back to a previous or worse condition

9. [Verb]: move back; "The glacier retrogrades"

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