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Recede

Re`cede´   Pronunciation: rė`sēd´
v. i.1.To move back; to retreat; to withdraw.
[imp. & p. p. Receded; p. pr. & vb. n. Receding.]
2.To withdraw a claim or pretension; to desist; to relinquish what had been proposed or asserted; as, to recede from a demand or proposition.
v. t.1.To cede back; to grant or yield again to a former possessor; as, to recede conquered territory.
Verb1.recede - pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
2.recede - move back and away from; "The enemy fell back"
Synonyms: fall back, retire
Antonyms:
advance, march on, move on, progress, pass on, go on - move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
3.recede - retreat
4.recede - become faint or more distant; "the unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older"
abate, back, back up, backslide, bate, close, cock, decline, depart, die away, diminish, drain, drift away, dwindle, fade, fade away, fall astern, fall back, fall behind, get behind, go, go away, go backwards, go behind, jerk back, lapse, lessen, lose ground, move away, move off, pull away, pull back, recidivate, regress, relapse, retract, retreat, retrocede, retroflex, retrograde, retrogress, return, revert, shrink, sink, slip back, stand off, subside, taper, wane, widen the distance
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