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See definition of receding on Dictionary.com
  • as inrecessive
  • as inretrograde
  • as incontraction
  • as indisappearance
  • as invanishment

synonyms for receding

  • relapsing
  • dormant
  • inactive
  • latent
  • regressive
  • suspended
  • decrease
  • deflation
  • recession
  • reduction
  • shrinkage
  • abbreviation
  • abridgment
  • compression
  • condensation
  • condensing
  • confinement
  • constriction
  • curtailment
  • diminution
  • dwindling
  • elision
  • evaporation
  • lessening
  • narrowing
  • omission
  • reducing
  • shrinking
  • tightening
  • withdrawal
  • abbreviating
  • confining
  • curtailing
  • cutting down
  • decreasing
  • deflating
  • diminishing
  • drawing together
  • evaporating
  • omitting
  • tensing
  • withdrawing

antonyms for receding

MOST RELEVANT
  • dominant
  • overbalancing
  • prevailing
  • enlargement
  • increase
  • expansion
  • opening
  • amplification
  • dilation
  • extension
  • lengthening
  • spread
  • stretch
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    How to use receding in a sentence

    Republicans are receding from some of the most influential governments.
    MORNING REPORT: WHAT WOMEN CANDIDATES AND OFFICEHOLDERS FACEVOICE OF SAN DIEGONOVEMBER 9, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    The switch reflects recent changes in other North County cities, as the Republican Party largely recedes from view in the county’s most influential governments.
    SANCHEZ’S WIN IN OCEANSIDE IS MORE EVIDENCE OF A CHANGING COUNTYKAYLA JIMENEZNOVEMBER 7, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    He’s slight, with thick glasses and sandy hair that’s receding, shirtless because he gets overheated easily, his mom explained.
    PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WERE PROMISED HELP. INSTEAD, THEY FACE DELAYS AND DENIALS.BY AMY SILVERMAN FOR ARIZONA DAILY STAR, WITH DATA ANALYSIS BY ALEX DEVOID, ARIZONA DAILY STARNOVEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
    When the crisis recedes, each of us will decide what our journeys will look like in a post-pandemic world — and if we’re willing to take a chance on the strangers we encounter there.
    THUMBS UP FOR THREE NEW BOOKS THAT CAPTURE HITCHHIKING’S ADVENTUROUS SPIRITJEN ROSE SMITHOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Although “some folks are kind of doubling down, tripling down, it’s just receding to an ever-smaller, more marginal set of folks,” Schmidt said.
    CONSPICUOUS CONFEDERATE FLAG OVER I-95 IN STAFFORD COUNTY REMOVEDMICHAEL LARISOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    It’s indicative of the 80 percent of the glaciers on the West Antarctic Peninsula that are receding.
    THE GREENING OF ANTARCTICA - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENMARISSA GRUNESOCTOBER 7, 2020NAUTILUS
    Users can opt to let the hub of profile bubbles hover over their other windows or recede behind them but the app is designed to leave your co-workers and their availability statuses just a glance away at most times.
    REMOTION RAISES $13M TO CREATE A WORKPLACE VIDEO PLATFORM FOR SHORT, SPONTANEOUS CONVERSATIONSLUCAS MATNEYOCTOBER 6, 2020TECHCRUNCH
    The coronavirus pandemic is showing no signs of receding in India.
    MOST INDIANS SAY THEY COULD NOT GET A COVID-19 ICU BED WITHOUT USING THEIR CLOUTMANAVI KAPURSEPTEMBER 21, 2020QUARTZ
    It will likely take days just for the floodwaters to recede.
    HURRICANE LAURA IS THE STRONGEST STORM TO HIT LOUISIANA IN MORE THAN A CENTURYSARA CHODOSHAUGUST 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
    Ze under lip rather retires, and this adds to the receding effect of the chin, you see.
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    WORDS RELATED TO RECEDING

    • abbreviating
    • abbreviation
    • abridgment
    • compression
    • condensation
    • condensing
    • confinement
    • confining
    • constriction
    • curtailing
    • curtailment
    • cutting down
    • decrease
    • decreasing
    • deflating
    • deflation
    • diminishing
    • diminution
    • drawing together
    • dwindling
    • elision
    • evaporating
    • evaporation
    • lessening
    • narrowing
    • omission
    • omitting
    • receding
    • recession
    • reducing
    • reduction
    • shrinkage
    • shrinking
    • tensing
    • tightening
    • withdrawal
    • withdrawing
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.