- Antonyms of procession:
- backwash, ebb, reflux, retraction, return, reversal, reverse, about-face, turnabout, turnaround, recess, recession, regress, regression, retreat, retrogression.
- Examples of usage:
Herschel stands at the eye- piece to watch the glorious procession of celestial objects.
"The Story of the Heavens",Robert Stawell Ball.
It appeared the elephants were wanted to take part in a procession, and for a while they let me guess what sort of a procession.
"Caves of Terror",Talbot Mundy.
Do you know, on the way from Shawport, I saw a procession of the men, and anything more terrible- It's the children I think of!
"Hilda Lessways",Arnold Bennett.
- Herschel stands at the eye- piece to watch the glorious procession of celestial objects.