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English → English (WordNet) Definition: receding receding adj 1: moving toward a position farther from the front; “the receding glaciers of the last ice age”; “retiring fogs revealed the rocky coastline” [syn: retiring] 2: (of a hairline e.g.) moving slowly back [syn: receding(a)] n 1: a slow or gradual disappearance [syn: fadeout] 2: the act of becoming more distant [syn: recession]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Receding Recede \Re*cede"\ (r[-e]*s[=e]d"), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Receded; p. pr. & vb. n. Receding.] [L. recedere, recessum; pref. re- re- + cedere to go, to go along: cf. F. rec['e]der. See Cede.] 1. To move back; to retreat; to withdraw. [1913 Webster] Like the hollow roar Of tides receding from the insulted shore. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] All bodies moved circularly endeavor to recede from the center. --Bentley. [1913 Webster] 2. To withdraw a claim or pretension; to desist; to relinquish what had been proposed or asserted; as, to recede from a demand or proposition. [1913 Webster] Syn: To retire; retreat; return; retrograde; withdraw; desist. [1913 Webster]


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