Synonyms of receding


1. receding, fadeout, disappearance

usage: a slow or gradual disappearance

2. receding, recession, withdrawal

usage: the act of becoming more distant


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"


1. receding(prenominal), backward (vs. forward)

usage: (of a hairline e.g.) moving slowly back

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