HyperDic: recession

English > 5 senses of the word recession:
NOUNstaterecessionthe state of the economy declines
shaperecession, recess, niche, cornera small concavity
grouprecession, recessionalthe withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service
actrecession, ceding backthe act of ceding / ceding back
actrecession, recedingthe act of becoming more distant
recession > pronunciation
Soundsrihseh'shahn; riy.seh'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > recession: 5 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of the economy declines; a widespread decline in the GDP and employment and trade lasting from six months to a year.
Broadereconomic conditionThe condition of the economy
Spanishrecesión
Catalanrecessió
Adjectivesrecessionary, recessiveof or pertaining to a recession
English > recession: 5 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningA small concavity.
Synonymsrecess, niche, corner
Narrowerpharyngeal recessA small recess in the wall of the pharynx
Broaderconcave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvatureA shape that curves or bends inward
Spanishhueco
Catalanbuit
English > recession: 5 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningThe withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service.
Synonymrecessional
BroaderprocessionThe group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation
English > recession: 5 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of ceding / ceding back.
Synonymceding back
Broadercession, cedingThe act of ceding / ceding
Spanishrecesión, retirada, retroceso
Catalanrecessió, retirada, retrocés
Verbsrecederetreat
English > recession: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of becoming more distant.
Synonymreceding
BroaderwithdrawalThe act of withdrawing
Spanishrecesión
Catalanrecessió
Adjectivesrecessionalof or relating to receding
Verbsrecedebecome faint or more distant

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