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recede1

re·cede1

recede1

 
 
pronunciation:
ri sid
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: receded, recedes, receding
definition 1: to move back to a previous low level or point, as water.
synonyms:
ebb
similar words:
abate, diminish, dwindle, lessen, peter out, retreat, retrogress, slacken, subside
definition 2: to move away or back, either physically or in the mind.
The hills recede as we drive.He is receding in my memory.
antonyms:
advance
similar words:
diminish, regress, retreat, retrograde, withdraw
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