Definitions for recede

Definitions for (verb) recede

Main entry: recede

Definition: become faint or more distant

Usage: the unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older

Main entry: drop off, recede, lose, fall back, fall behind

Definition: retreat

Main entry: retire, retreat, pull away, pull back, recede, withdraw, draw back, move back

Definition: pull back or move away or backward

Usage: The enemy withdrew; The limo pulled away from the curb

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