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recede

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  • verbwithdraw; diminish
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Synonyms for recede

verb withdraw; diminish
  • abate
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • dwindle
  • ebb
  • fade
  • fall back
  • lessen
  • reduce
  • retreat
  • shrink
  • sink
  • subside
  • taper
  • wane
  • back
  • close
  • decline
  • depart
  • drop
  • regress
  • retire
  • retract
  • retrograde
  • retrogress
  • return
  • die off
  • drain away
  • draw back
  • flow back
  • go away
  • go back
  • retrocede

Antonyms for recede

  • develop
  • enhance
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • face
  • forge
  • grow
  • increase
  • meet
  • prolong
  • raise
  • rise
  • strengthen
  • ascend
  • begin
  • continue
  • enter
  • advance
  • forward
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to recede

abate

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

abated

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

abating

verb. lessen, grow or cause to grow less

back

verb. put in reverse direction

back off

verb. retreat

backed off

verb. retreat
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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