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Synonyms for recederɪˈsid

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  1. withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move back(verb)

    pull back or move away or backward

    "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"

    Synonyms:
    call in, swallow, sequester, lose, seclude, crawfish out, drop off, retire, crawfish, hit the hay, retreat, take, back away, strike out, back out, put out, take back, hit the sack, pull away, take out, fall back, unsay, turn in, crawl in, bow out, fall behind, draw back, recede, bed, sack out, recall, move back, retrograde, call back, go to sleep, sequestrate, draw, pull in one's horns, take away, go to bed, adjourn, disengage, withdraw, draw off, retract, pull back, kip down, remove

    Antonyms:
    move on, progress, pass on, advance, go on, march on

  2. fall back, lose, drop off, fall behind, recede(verb)

    retreat

    Synonyms:
    unload, fall asleep, misplace, lose, draw back, mislay, drop off, retire, withdraw, retreat, turn a loss, lapse, fall away, drift off, dope off, relapse, recidivate, fall back, dawdle, pull away, drop away, recur, fall behind, resort, set down, recede, put down, doze off, move back, nod off, regress, drop, suffer, discharge, miss, drowse off, retrogress, lag, pull back, slip, flake out

    Antonyms:
    progress, advance, go on, pass on, march on, move on

  3. recede(verb)

    become faint or more distant

    "the unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older"

    Synonyms:
    pull away, draw back, retreat, fall back, lose, fall behind, withdraw, drop off, move back, retire, pull back

    Antonyms:
    march on, advance, progress, go on, move on, pass on

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. recede(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    retire, withdraw, retreat, retrograde, give way, move back

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