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retrocede1

ret·ro·cede1

retrocede1

 
pronunciation:
re tr sid
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: retroceded, retrocedes, retroceding
definition: to go or move back; recede; retire.
similar words:
ebb, retreat, reverse
derivations: retrocessive (adj.), retrocession (n.)
Word Parts
The word retrocede contains the following parts:
retro- Latin prefix that means back, backward, behind
ced, ces, -ceed, -cede, -cess Latin root that means to go; to go back or yield