recede (Meaning)

Wordnet

recede (v)

pull back or move away or backward

retreat

become faint or more distant

Webster

recede (v. i.)

To move back; to retreat; to withdraw.

To withdraw a claim or pretension; to desist; to relinquish what had been proposed or asserted; as, to recede from a demand or proposition.

To cede back; to grant or yield again to a former possessor; as, to recede conquered territory.

recede Sentence Examples

  1. As the tide turned, the waves receded, exposing the sandy shoreline.
  2. The once-prominent scar gradually receded, becoming less noticeable over time.
  3. The symptoms of the illness began to recede, giving the patient hope for recovery.
  4. The floodwaters slowly receded, leaving behind a trail of mud and debris.
  5. With the passage of centuries, the ancient glaciers receded, carving out the landscape.
  6. The receding hairline indicated the onset of male pattern baldness.
  7. The shoreline receded at an alarming rate due to coastal erosion.
  8. As the storm approached, the clouds receded, revealing a clear sky.
  9. The receding gums exposed the roots of the teeth, causing sensitivity.
  10. The pain and swelling receded after the application of the cold compress.

FAQs About the word recede

pull back or move away or backward, retreat, become faint or more distantTo move back; to retreat; to withdraw., To withdraw a claim or pretension; to desist; t

fall, vanish, diminish,subside, decrease, drain (away), taper, taper off, relent, pall

pick up, build, soar, emerge, appear, escalate, pick up, intensify, enlarge, increase

As the tide turned, the waves receded, exposing the sandy shoreline.

The once-prominent scar gradually receded, becoming less noticeable over time.

The symptoms of the illness began to recede, giving the patient hope for recovery.

The floodwaters slowly receded, leaving behind a trail of mud and debris.