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  Definition of recede
  1. become faint or more distant; "the unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older"
  2. retreat
  3. move back and away from; "The enemy fell back"
  4. pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
Similar Words: fall back, lose, drop off, fall behind, retire, withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, pull back, move back

 

Hyponyms: ebb, ebb away, ebb down, ebb out, ebb off, retrograde, retreat, fall back, retire, back up, back off, back down

 

Grouped Verbs: retreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdraw

 

Derivational Morphology: receding, recession, fadeout, ceding back, disengagement, fallback, pullout, pullback, withdrawal

 

Anagrams: decree

 

 
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