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1. recede

verb. ['rɪˈsiːd'] pull back or move away or backward.

Synonyms

  • pull away
  • fall back
  • move back
  • locomote
  • move
  • draw back
  • pull in one's horns
  • retrograde
  • back off
  • go
  • retreat
  • crawfish
  • back away
  • pull back
  • back out
  • crawfish out
  • retire
  • back up
  • withdraw
  • travel

Antonyms

  • advance
  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • receder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • recedere (Latin)

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Rhymes with Recede

  • guaranteed
  • disagreed
  • supersede
  • stampede
  • intercede
  • aristide
  • aristede
  • alwaleed
  • succeed
  • preceed
  • overfeed
  • misread
  • mislead
  • misdeed
  • laclede
  • degreed
  • decreed
  • concede
  • walid
  • waleed
  • wahid
  • vahid
  • streed
  • sinead
  • shaheed
  • secede
  • screed
  • reseed
  • reread
  • rashid

Sentences with recede


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
When hairlines recede they change the way that your face is framed.

2.
Verb, base form
Apply the darker contouring shade directly on top of the bump or ridge you want to
recede.

3.
Noun, singular or mass
This step further emphasizes that straight line and helps the sides of your nose
recede** more effectively.

Quotes about recede


1. Are you upset little friend? Have you been lying awake worrying? Well, don't worry...I'm here. The flood waters will recede, the famine will end, the sun will shine tomorrow, and I will always be here to take care of you.
- Charles M. Schulz

2. When money and hype recede from the art world, one thing I won't miss will be what curator Francesco Bonami calls the 'Eventocracy.' All this flashy 'art-fair art' and those highly produced space-eating spectacles and installations wow you for a minute until you move on to the next adrenaline event.
- Jerry Saltz

3. Anna's eyes soften, and the stubborn tears begin to recede. The way she stands, the way she breathes, I know she wants to come closer. New knowledge fills up the air between us and neither of us wants to breathe it in.
- Kendare Blake, Anna Dressed in Blood

2. recede

verb. ['rɪˈsiːd'] retreat.

Synonyms

  • retrograde
  • regress
  • lose
  • fall back
  • drop off
  • fall behind

Antonyms

  • gain
  • descend
  • linger
  • ride

Etymology

  • receder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • recedere (Latin)

3. recede

verb. ['rɪˈsiːd'] become faint or more distant.

Synonyms

  • ebb

Antonyms

  • tide
  • precede

Etymology

  • receder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • recedere (Latin)
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