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Synonyms for recede

Verb

1. withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move back, travel, go, move, locomote
usage: pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
2. fall back, lose, drop off, fall behind, recede, regress, retrograde, retrogress
usage: retreat
3. recede, change
usage: become faint or more distant; "the unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older"
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