Synonyms for recede
|Grammar : Verb|
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|Phonetic Transcription : rɪˈsid|
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Définition of recedeOrigin :
- 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
- 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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