Definition of relapse verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

relapse

 verb
verb
NAmE//rɪˈlæps//
 
, NAmE//ˈrilæps//
 
[intransitive]relapse (into something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they relapse
 
he / she / it relapses
 
past simple relapsed
 
-ing form relapsing
 
 
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to go back into a previous condition or into a worse state after making an improvement They relapsed into silence. He relapsed into his old bad habits. Two days after leaving the hospital she relapsed into a coma.
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