HyperDic: recede

English > 3 senses of the word recede:
VERBmotionrecede, withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, pull back, retire, move backpull back or move away or backward
competitionrecede, fall back, drop off, fall behindretreat
changerecedebecome faint or more distant
recede > pronunciation
Soundsrihsiy'd
Rhymesable-bodied ... worried: 105 rhymes with iyd...
English > recede: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningpull back or move away or backward.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymswithdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, pull back, retire, move back
Narrowerback up, back off, back downMove backwards from a certain position
fall backmove back and away from
retrograde, retreatMove back / back
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Oppositeadvance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go onMove forward, also in the metaphorical sense
Similar toretreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdrawmake a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity
Spanishalejarse, jubilar, retirarse, retirar, retroceder, suprimir
Catalanallunyar-se, apartar-se, jubilar, retirar-se, retirar, retrocedir, suprimir
Nounsrecedingthe act of becoming more distant
English > recede: 3 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningretreat.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsfall back, drop off, fall behind
Broaderregress, retrograde, retrogressget worse or fall back to a previous condition
See alsofallPass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind
Oppositegain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain groundObtain advantages, such as points, etc.
Spanishabandonar, perder, replegarse, retirarse, retroceder
Nounsrecedingthe act of becoming more distant
recessionthe act of ceding / ceding back
English > recede: 3 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningBecome faint or more distant.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older"
Narrowerebbfall away or decline
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Nounsrecedinga slow or gradual disappearance
recessionthe act of becoming more distant

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