1. receding

noun. ['rɪˈsiːdɪŋ, riːˈsiːdɪŋ'] a slow or gradual disappearance.


  • disappearance


  • precocious
  • bold

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Words that Rhyme with Receding

  • superseding
  • stampeding
  • interceding
  • succeeding
  • proceeding
  • preceeding
  • misreading
  • misleading
  • inbreeding
  • conceding
  • seceding
  • rereading
  • impeding
  • exceeding
  • acceding
  • speeding
  • pleading
  • breeding
  • bleeding
  • weeding
  • seeding
  • reding
  • reading
  • needing
  • leading
  • kneading
  • heeding
  • feeding

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A common misspelling of receding is receeding

Example sentences of the word receding

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Typically, the fish bite best while the tide is approaching or receding.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A receding hairline is something that cannot be combated with normal techniques such as shampoo and creams.

Quotes containing the word receding

1. God is an ever receding pocket of scientific ignorance.
- Neil deGrasse Tyson

2. I blew the love trumpet until my cheeks were blue. Then I paid 34 bucks for a taxicab ride home so I could admire my receding hairline in the mirror.
- Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. Specifically ages 18-81.

2. receding

adjective. ['rɪˈsiːdɪŋ, riːˈsiːdɪŋ'] (of a hairline e.g.) moving slowly back.


  • emersion

3. receding

noun. ['rɪˈsiːdɪŋ, riːˈsiːdɪŋ'] the act of becoming more distant.


  • recession


  • prospective
  • progressive