Synonyms for recede

Synonyms for (verb) recede

Synonyms: recede

Definition: become faint or more distant

Usage: the unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older

Similar words: change

Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: drop off, recede, lose, fall back, fall behind

Definition: retreat

Similar words: regress, retrograde, retrogress

Definition: get worse or fall back to a previous condition

Synonyms: retire, retreat, pull away, pull back, recede, withdraw, draw back, move back

Definition: pull back or move away or backward

Usage: The enemy withdrew; The limo pulled away from the curb

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

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