What are the opposite words for advance?

Advance usually refers to progressing forwards or making progress. Its antonyms include "retreat," "backtrack," "recede," "regress," "move backward," and "fall back." These words imply a movement in the opposite direction or a reversal of progress. Other antonyms of advance include "delay," "postpone," "wait," "halt," and "stop," where movement is completely halted or delayed. Advance is also often used to mean "improve" or "develop," and its antonyms for this definition include "decline," "deteriorate," "weaken," "deterioration" and "downfall." Understanding these antonyms can help to provide a clear understanding of the opposite of progress in various context.

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grow, ignore, plant.