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RETROSPECT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does retrospect mean? 

RETROSPECT (noun)
  The noun RETROSPECT has 1 sense:

1. contemplation of things past

  Familiarity information: RETROSPECT used as a noun is very rare.


RETROSPECT (verb)
  The verb RETROSPECT has 1 sense:

1. look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember

  Familiarity information: RETROSPECT used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RETROSPECT (noun)


Sense 1retrospect [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Contemplation of things past

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Context example:

in retrospect

Hypernyms ("retrospect" is a kind of...):

contemplation; musing; reflection; reflexion; rumination; thoughtfulness (a calm lengthy intent consideration)


RETROSPECT (verb)


Sense 1retrospect [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

retrospect; look back; review

Context example:

she reviewed her achievements with pride

Hypernyms (to "retrospect" is one way to...):

remember; think back (recapture the past; indulge in memories)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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