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Synonyms for recede
rɪˈsidre·cede

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. recede

    Synonyms:
    retire, withdraw, retreat, retrograde, return, ebb

    Antonyms:
    approach, advance, flow, proceed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move backverb

    pull back or move away or backward

    "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"

    Synonyms:
    call in, swallow, sequester, lose, seclude, crawfish out, drop off, retire, crawfish, hit the hay, retreat, take, back away, strike out, back out, put out, take back, hit the sack, pull away, take out, fall back, unsay, turn in, crawl in, bow out, fall behind, draw back, bed, sack out, recall, move back, retrograde, call back, go to sleep, sequestrate, draw, pull in one's horns, take away, go to bed, adjourn, disengage, withdraw, draw off, retract, pull back, kip down, remove

    Antonyms:
    move on, progress, pass on, advance, go on, march on

  2. fall back, lose, drop off, fall behind, recedeverb

    retreat

    Synonyms:
    unload, fall asleep, misplace, lose, draw back, mislay, drop off, retire, withdraw, retreat, turn a loss, lapse, fall away, drift off, dope off, relapse, recidivate, fall back, dawdle, pull away, drop away, recur, fall behind, resort, set down, put down, doze off, move back, nod off, regress, drop, suffer, discharge, miss, drowse off, retrogress, lag, pull back, slip, flake out

    Antonyms:
    progress, advance, go on, pass on, march on, move on

  3. recedeverb

    become faint or more distant

    "the unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older"

    Synonyms:
    pull away, draw back, retreat, fall back, lose, fall behind, withdraw, drop off, move back, retire, pull back

    Antonyms:
    march on, advance, progress, go on, move on, pass on

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. recedeverb

    Synonyms:
    retire, withdraw, retreat, retrograde, give way, move back

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "recede":

    fade

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How to use recede in a sentence?

  1. The IMF:

    The FCL arrangement reinforces Poland's buffers against external risks. The lower access is appropriate in light of somewhat lower risks and the improvement in Poland's fundamentals, the authorities intend to continue to treat the arrangement as precautionary and to gradually exit from the FCL once external risks recede.

  2. John Carey:

    The trade situation is worrisome but nothing more is going to happen right away. This story may recede in people's consciousness while current stories capture people's interests, particularly earnings, people are looking for some fairly strong earnings, and there's certainly potential for disappointment.

  3. External Affairs Malary White:

    We are waiting for the water to recede.

  4. Seth Shostak:

    The sightings always recede to the edge of what technology allows you to do, the aliens are kind of keeping pace with technology.

  5. Karen Ward:

    As inflation picks up the fear of getting into a Japan-style deflation rut will recede. But underlying growth is still fairly subdued so this rise in oil price won't be leading to any rampant inflationary pressure.


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