World English Dictionary
|1.||to go back to an earlier, esp worse, condition; degenerate or deteriorate|
|2.||to move backwards; recede|
|3.||biology to develop characteristics or features of lower or simpler organisms; degenerate|
|[C19: from Latin retrōgressus having moved backwards, from retrōgradī ; see |
|— adv |
We will be seeing this word used often in regards to redistricting on the state level and wanted everyone to understand the word.