Translation of "recede" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /rɪˈsiːd/ us

to move further away into the distance, or to become less clear or less bright

retirarse, alejarse, desvanecerse
As the boat picked up speed, the coastline receded into the distance until finally it became invisible.
The painful memories gradually receded in her mind.

(Translation of “recede” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /riˈsiːd/

to go or move back

recular, retroceder
When the rain stopped, the floods receded
His hair is receding from his forehead.

to become distant

retroceder, alejarse
The coast receded behind us as we sailed away.

(Translation of “recede” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)