HyperDic: receding

English > 3 senses of the word receding:
ADJECTIVEallreceding(of a hairline e.g.) moving slowly back
NOUNeventreceding, fadeouta slow or gradual disappearance
actreceding, recessionthe act of becoming more distant
receding > pronunciation
Soundsrihsiy'dihng; riysiy'dihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > receding: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of a hairline e.g.) moving slowly back.
Broaderbackwarddirected / directed or facing toward the back / back or rear
English > receding: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA slow or gradual disappearance.
Synonymfadeout
BroaderdisappearanceThe event of passing out of sight
Verbsrecedebecome faint or more distant
English > receding: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of becoming more distant.
Synonymrecession
BroaderwithdrawalThe act of withdrawing
Spanishrecesión
Catalanrecessió
Verbsrecederetreat
recedepull back or move away or backward

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