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Lewis : regredior

regredior, rĕgrĕdĭor, gressus, 3, v. dep. n. [gradior], to go or come back; to turn back, return (class.; syn.: revertor, redeo). Lit.: ut regredi quam progredi mallent, Cic. Off. 1, 10, 33: illuc regredere ab ostio, Plaut. Aul. 1, 1, 7: ex itinere in castra regressi, Liv. 24, 18 (with redituros): regressus Tarraconem, id. 34, 16, 10: eādem regreditur, Sall. J. 93, 5: ad Hiberum, Liv. 34, 19, 11; 38, 25, 3; 25, 22, 16: a Germaniā in Urbem regressus, Suet. Tib. 20: regressus in insulam, id. ib. 41: regressus domum, id. ib. 11: retro (opp. ultro progredi), Auct. B. Afr. 50, 3: inde regressus Cretam, Just. 22, 4, 4: propius, Tac. A. 2, 70; 15, 54; id. H. 3, 77.

In milit. lang., to march back, withdraw, retire, retreat: illi autem hoc acrius instabant neque regredi nostros patiebantur, Caes. B. C. 3, 45; id. B. G. 2, 23; 5, 44: statim in collis regredi, Sall. J. 55, 8; Front. Strat. 3, 11, 1, and 2.

Trop. In gen.: an in eum annum progredi nemo potuerit edicto, quo praetor alius futurus est: in illum, quo alius praetor fuit, regredietur? Cic. Verr. 2, 1, 42, § 109: regredi infinite, id. Fat. 15, 35: a quo incepto studioque me ambitio mala detinuerat, eodem regressus, etc., Sall. C. 4, 2; cf.: ut et digredi ex eo et regredi in id facile possimus, Quint. 10, 6, 5: ad formandos animos, id. prooem. § 14: in memoriam regredior audisse me (with redeo), Plaut. Capt. 5, 4, 26: in reorum potestatem regredi, Dig. 48, 5, 27.

Law t. t., to have recourse: ad venditorem, Dig. 21, 2, 21, § 3.?*! Act. form regrĕdo: gradum regredere, Enn. ap. Non. 166, 23 (Trag. v. 13 Vahl.).