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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrecedere‧cede /rɪˈsiːd/ ●○○ verb [intransitive]  1 FARif something you can see or hear recedes, it gets further and further away until it disappearsrecede into footsteps receding into the distance2 LESSif a memory, feeling, or possibility recedes, it gradually goes away The pain in his head gradually receded.3 DNif water recedes, it moves back from an area that it was covering The flood waters finally began to recede in November.4 DCBif your hair recedes, you gradually lose the hair at the front of your head He was in his mid-forties, with a receding hairline.5 receding chin→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
recedeThere was not even time for sentimental looks backward at the receding coast of the homeland.Once that moment of power recedes, control has to be traded in for speed and nimbleness.She walked away, her footsteps receding down the hall.Since Donald lost his job, the hopes of our buying a house have receded even further.Peripheral awareness becomes progressively blurred as it recedes from the foveal zone and adjusts to an overall equilibrium.Flood waters finally began to recede in November.In a time of receding income, the income tax reduces itself automatically.As the threat of nuclear war receded, other things began to worry us.Each image is a complete story often told through a dense, receding picture space.This time the wave didn't recede, this time it built, went on building, higher and higher.As the threat of attack receded, village life returned to normal.receding hairlineBruce is embarrassed about his receding hairline.He has a fuzzy beard and a receding hairline.He was in his early forties with a receding hairline, a plump face and a small mouth.Ignore the receding hairline and funny glasses.And Joszef, the last time seen: receding hairline, dark velvety eyes bloodshot and anxious.Instead of receding hairlines, women have an all-over thinning which gets worse as they grow older.