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recede

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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recedere‧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
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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.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrecedere‧cede /rɪˈsiːd/ verb [intransitive] if prices, interest rates etc recede, they decreaseGrowth was expected to recede throughout the year.The domestic market is receding.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
recede
Simple Form
Present
itrecedes
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Past
it, theyreceded
Present perfect
theyhave receded
ithas receded
Past perfect
it, theyhad receded
Future
it, theywill recede
Future perfect
it, theywill have receded
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Continuous Form
Present
theyare receding
itis receding
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Past
theywere receding
itwas receding
Present perfect
theyhave been receding
ithas been receding
Past perfect
it, theyhad been receding
Future
it, theywill be receding
Future perfect
it, theywill have been receding
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