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Definitions of recede

  1. To move back; to retreat; to depart from. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To give back to a former owner. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To cede back, as to a former possessor. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To cede back. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. To cede back; to grant or yield again to a former possessor; as, to recede conquered territory. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To fall back; retreat; retire; to withdraw a claim, support, proposal, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. To go or fall back: to retreat: to give up a claim. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To retreat; draw back. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. To move, tend, or incline backward; withdraw. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. move back and away from; "The enemy fell back" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. To cede back; to grant or yield to a former possessor. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. To retreat; to withdraw; to desist. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for recede

  1. It will help to keep me in touch with the outside world, which daily seems to recede further. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  2. He had waited several hours, when suddenly, instead of witnessing the arrival of his brethren, he heard the clash of swords; and moved by irresistible impulse, he rushed towards the spot from which the noise issued and seemed to recede as he advanced. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
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