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English definition of “recede”

recede

verb [I]
 
 
/rɪˈsiːd/
MOVE AWAY to become further and further away: The coastline receded into the distance.Distant in space and time
LESS STRONG If a memory or feeling recedes, it becomes less clear or strong: Even painful memories recede with time.Becoming and making less strong
HAIR If a man's hair recedes, it stops growing at the front of his head: a receding hairline Hair
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