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re·lapse

 (rĭ-lăps′)
intr.v. re·lapsed, re·laps·ing, re·laps·es
1. To return to a former state.
2.
a. To become sicker after partial recovery from an illness.
b. To recur. Used of an illness.
3. To slip back into bad ways; backslide.
n. (rē′lăps, rĭ-lăps′)
A return to a former state, especially after apparent improvement.

[Middle English relapsen, to forswear, from Latin relābī, relāps-, to fall back gradually : re-, re- + lābī, to slide.]

re·laps′er n.

relapse

vb (intr)
1. to lapse back into a former state or condition, esp one involving bad habits
2. (Medicine) to become ill again after apparent recovery
n
3. the act or an instance of relapsing
4. (Medicine) the return of ill health after an apparent or partial recovery
[C16: from Latin relabī to slip back, from re- + labī to slip, slide]
reˈlapser n

re•lapse

(v. rɪˈlæps; n. also ˈri læps)

v. -lapsed, -laps•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to fall or slip back into a former state or practice: to relapse into silence.
2. to fall back into illness after convalescence or apparent recovery.
3. to fall back into wrongdoing or error.
n.
4. an act or instance of relapsing.
5. a return of a disease after partial recovery from it.
[1400–50; (v.) late Middle English < Latin relāpsus, past participle of relābī to slide back, revert =re- re- + lābi to slide, slip; (n.) late Middle English < Medieval Latin relāpsus= Latin relāb(ī) + -sus, for -tus suffix of v. action]
re•laps′er, n.

relapse


Past participle: relapsed
Gerund: relapsing

Imperative
relapse
relapse
Present
I relapse
you relapse
he/she/it relapses
we relapse
you relapse
they relapse
Preterite
I relapsed
you relapsed
he/she/it relapsed
we relapsed
you relapsed
they relapsed
Present Continuous
I am relapsing
you are relapsing
he/she/it is relapsing
we are relapsing
you are relapsing
they are relapsing
Present Perfect
I have relapsed
you have relapsed
he/she/it has relapsed
we have relapsed
you have relapsed
they have relapsed
Past Continuous
I was relapsing
you were relapsing
he/she/it was relapsing
we were relapsing
you were relapsing
they were relapsing
Past Perfect
I had relapsed
you had relapsed
he/she/it had relapsed
we had relapsed
you had relapsed
they had relapsed
Future
I will relapse
you will relapse
he/she/it will relapse
we will relapse
you will relapse
they will relapse
Future Perfect
I will have relapsed
you will have relapsed
he/she/it will have relapsed
we will have relapsed
you will have relapsed
they will have relapsed
Future Continuous
I will be relapsing
you will be relapsing
he/she/it will be relapsing
we will be relapsing
you will be relapsing
they will be relapsing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been relapsing
you have been relapsing
he/she/it has been relapsing
we have been relapsing
you have been relapsing
they have been relapsing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been relapsing
you will have been relapsing
he/she/it will have been relapsing
we will have been relapsing
you will have been relapsing
they will have been relapsing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been relapsing
you had been relapsing
he/she/it had been relapsing
we had been relapsing
you had been relapsing
they had been relapsing
Conditional
I would relapse
you would relapse
he/she/it would relapse
we would relapse
you would relapse
they would relapse
Past Conditional
I would have relapsed
you would have relapsed
he/she/it would have relapsed
we would have relapsed
you would have relapsed
they would have relapsed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.relapse - a failure to maintain a higher staterelapse - a failure to maintain a higher state
failure - an act that fails; "his failure to pass the test"
recidivism - habitual relapse into crime
Verb1.relapse - deteriorate in health; "he relapsed"
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
2.relapse - go back to bad behavior; "Those who recidivate are often minor criminals"
retrovert, revert, turn back, regress, return - go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old rules"

relapse

verb
1. lapse, revert, degenerate, slip back, fail, weaken, fall back, regress, backslide, retrogress He was relapsing into his usual gloom.
2. worsen, deteriorate, sicken, weaken, fail, sink, fade In 90 per cent of cases the patient will relapse within six months.
worsen improve, recover, rally, get better
noun
1. lapse, regression, fall from grace, reversion, backsliding, recidivism, retrogression a relapse into the nationalism of the nineteenth century
2. worsening, setback, deterioration, recurrence, turn for the worse, weakening The sufferer can experience frequent relapses.
worsening improvement, rally, recovery, turn for the better

relapse

verb
To slip from a higher or better condition to a former, usually lower or poorer one:
noun
A slipping from a higher or better condition to a lower or poorer one:
Translations
إنْتِكاس، إرْتِداداِنْتِكَاسَةيَرْتَد إلى وَضْعِ سَيِّء، يَنْتَكِس
recidivaznovu upadnoutataka
falde tilbagefalden tilbagetilbagefald
takapakki
vratiti se na staro
afturför, hrösunfalla aftur í sama fariî
逆戻り
퇴보
atkristiatkritimasrecidyvasvėl imtivėl nugrimzti
atgriešanāsatgrieztiesatkārtošanāsatkārtoties
recidívaznova upadnúť
återfall
กลับสู่สภาพเดิม
depreşmekeski haline dönmekyeniden ...-e dönmeyeniden ...-e dönmek
sự tái phát

relapse

[rɪˈlæps]
A. N (Med) → recaída f
to have or suffer a relapsesufrir una recaída
B. VI
1. (Med) → recaer
2. (= revert) to relapse into sth: he relapsed into his old waysvolvió a las andadas
he relapsed into his usual state of depressionvolvió a sumirse en su habitual estado de depresión
she had relapsed into silencehabía vuelto a sumirse en el silencio
he relapsed into a comavolvió a entrar en coma

relapse

[ˈriːlæps]
n [medical patient] → rechute f; [smoker, drug addict, dieter] → rechute f
to have a relapse → faire une rechute
[rɪˈlæps] vi
[medical patient] → rechuter; [smoker, drug addict, dieter] → rechuter
to relapse into illness → rechuter
to relapse into sth [+ depression, silence] → retomber dans qch

relapse

n (Med) → Rückfall m, → Rückschlag m; (fig, in economy) → Rückschlag m; (into vice, crime) → Rückfall m (→ into in +acc); to have a relapseeinen Rückfall haben
vi (Med) → einen Rückfall haben; (economy)einen Rückschlag erleiden; to relapse (into crime/vice)rückfällig werden

relapse

[rɪˈlæps]
1. n (Med) → ricaduta
to have a relapse → avere una ricaduta
2. vi (gen) to relapse (into)ricadere (in) (Med) → avere una ricaduta

relapse

(rəˈlӕps) verb
to return to a former bad or undesirable state (eg ill health, bad habits).
noun
a return to a former bad or undesirable state, especially ill health.

relapse

اِنْتِكَاسَة recidiva tilbagefald Rückfall υποτροπή recaída takapakki rechute vratiti se na staro ricaduta 逆戻り 퇴보 terugval tilbakefall nawrót recaída повторение återfall กลับสู่สภาพเดิม eski haline dönmek sự tái phát 复发

re·lapse

n. recidiva, recaída, reincidencia;
v. recaer, volver a sufrir una enfermedad o los síntomas de ésta después de cierta mejoría.

relapse

n recaída; vi recaer
References in classic literature ?
He handed in his res- ignation at once -- and that night the Judge suffered a relapse and died.
She stopt to blush and laugh at her own relapse, and then resumed a more serious, more dispiriting cogitation upon what had been, and might be, and must be.
The possibility of a relapse would of course, in some moments, occur to remind her of what anxiety was-- but when she saw, on her frequent and minute examination, that every symptom of recovery continued, and saw Marianne at six o'clock sink into a quiet, steady, and to all appearance comfortable, sleep, she silenced every doubt.
I returned it to her; she received it quietly, and without saying anything she was about to relapse into her former studious mood: again I ventured to disturb her -
Since that time she has had no relapse, but there is apparently some heavy distress weighing on her mind which it has hitherto been found impossible to remove.
But, unfortunately, there has been," he paused and took a deep breath--"a slight relapse.
For never can true reconcilement grow Where wounds of deadly hate have peirc'd so deep: Which would but lead me to a worse relapse And heavier fall: so should I purchase deare Short intermission bought with double smart.
Notwithstanding this intimation of a relapse into the apathy of sensuality, Cedric placed himself opposite to Athelstane, and soon showed, that if the distresses of his country could banish the recollection of food while the table was uncovered, yet no sooner were the victuals put there, than he proved that the appetite of his Saxon ancestors had descended to him along with their other qualities.
Jonathan still pale and dizzy under a slight relapse of his malady, and now a telegram from Van Helsing, whoever he may be.
He had taken the silence of the old man for a return to reason; and now these few words uttered by Faria, after so painful a crisis, seemed to indicate a serious relapse into mental alienation.
Poyser, who was remarkable for the facility with which she could relapse from her official objurgatory to one of fondness or of friendly converse.
Next, after remaining in this condition for an hour or two (this I remarked on two occasions when Blanche had gone out for the day--probably to see Albert), he would begin to look about him, and to grow uneasy, and to hurry about with an air as though he had suddenly remembered something, and must try and find it; after which, not perceiving the object of his search, nor succeeding in recalling what that object had been, he would as suddenly relapse into oblivion, and continue so until the reappearance of Blanche--merry, wanton, half-dressed, and laughing her strident laugh as she approached to pet him, and even to kiss him (though the latter reward he seldom received).