recede Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “recede” in the English Dictionary

"recede" in British English

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recedeverb [I]

uk   us   /rɪˈsiːd/
to ​movefurther away into the ​distance, or to ​become less ​clear or less ​bright: As the ​boatpicked up ​speed, the ​coastline receded into the ​distance until ​finally it ​becameinvisible. The ​painfulmemoriesgradually receded in her ​mind.
(Definition of recede from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"recede" in American English

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recedeverb [I]

 us   /rɪˈsid/
to move ​further away into the ​distance, or to ​become less ​clear: McLaughlin ​expects to go ​home again when the ​floodwaters recede. If a man has a receding ​hairline, he is ​losing the ​hair from the ​front of his ​head.
(Definition of recede from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"recede" in Business English

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recedeverb [I]

uk   us   /rɪˈsiːd/
to get ​lower in ​value, ​amount, or ​number: Opposition to ​privatisation and ​foreigninvestment is receding in ​response to the shock of ​recession. Although ​oilprices receded somewhat in June, they ​rose again this week.
(Definition of recede from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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