Synonyms for recede

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ri-seed
Phonetic Transcription : rɪˈsid

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Définition of recede

Origin :
  • early 15c., from Middle French receder, from Latin recedere "to go back, fall back; withdraw, depart, retire," from re- "back" (see re-) + cedere "to go" (see cede). Related: Receded; receding.
  • verb withdraw; diminish
Example sentences :
  • In short, things have gone so far that I cannot recede; because—things have gone so far.'
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • The Cabinet will recede more and more from our principles, our party.
  • Extract from : « Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Unlike any other wall with which he had had experience, this wall seemed to recede from him as he approached.
  • Extract from : « White Fang » by Jack London
  • Nor are we disposed to recede from our assertion made in Sec.
  • Extract from : « Modern Painters Volume I (of V) » by John Ruskin
  • Moreover, the task was half-accomplished, and it would be idle to recede now.
  • Extract from : « The Strollers » by Frederic S. Isham
  • The door to Brother Lorenzo's cell began to recede, swelling in volume as it did.
  • Extract from : « G-r-r-r...! » by Roger Arcot
  • These recede, their menacing voices stilled by hope's siren lullaby.
  • Extract from : « Oswald Langdon » by Carson Jay Lee
  • Instead it began to recede, vanishing as rapidly as it had come.
  • Extract from : « Followers of the Trail » by Zoe Meyer
  • He seemed to recede from her as he spoke, and to grow larger, too.
  • Extract from : « Wayside Courtships » by Hamlin Garland
  • These are matters to which I long to testify, but I must wait till they recede into the past.
  • Extract from : « The Promised Land » by Mary Antin

Antonyms for recede

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