recedes, 3rd person singular present; receding, present participle; receded, past tense; receded, past participle;
Go or move back or further away from a previous position
the flood waters had receded
his footsteps receded down the corridor
(of a quality, feeling, or possibility) Gradually diminish
the prospects of an early end to the war receded
(of a man's hair) Cease to grow at the temples and above the forehead
his dark hair was was receding a little
a receding hairline
(of a man) Begin to go bald in such a way
Fred was receding a bit
(of a facial feature) Slope backward
a slightly receding chin
Withdraw from (an undertaking, promise, or agreement)
withdraw: pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
fall back: retreat
become faint or more distant; "the unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older"
(receding) a slow or gradual disappearance
receding(a): (of a hairline e.g.) moving slowly back
(receding) the act of becoming more distant
to move back, to move away; to take back
(receding) (of a man's hair) cease to grow at the temples and above the forehead. "My hair was receding and streaked with gray, and lately I'd traced little crow's-feet etched around the corners of my eyes" (227).
(Receding) (Cool) Colors: Green including Yellow/Green and Blue Green; Blues including Blue/Green and Blue/Violet and Violet, including Blue/Violet.
to withdraw from an amendment in which the opposite house refused to concur.
[ ri sd ] (past and past participle re·ced·ed, present participle re·ced·ing, 3rd person present singular re·cedes)