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  Words related to recede

Related / Similar Words: fall back, lose, drop off, fall behind, retire, withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, pull back, move back

 

Definition:
  • become faint or more distant; "the unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older";
  • retreat;
  • move back and away from; "The enemy fell back";
  • pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb";

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    Hyponyms: ebb, ebb away, ebb down, ebb out, ebb off, retrograde, retreat, fall back, retire, back up, back off, back down

     

    Grouped Verbs: retreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdraw

     

    Derivational Morphology: receding, recession, fadeout, ceding back, disengagement, fallback, pullout, pullback, withdrawal

     

    Anagrams: decree

     

     
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