Associations to the word «Recede»

Wiktionary

RECEDE, verb. To move back; to retreat; to withdraw.
RECEDE, verb. To cede back; to grant or yield again to a former possessor.
RECEDE, verb. To take back.

Dictionary definition

RECEDE, verb. Pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb".
RECEDE, verb. Retreat.
RECEDE, verb. Become faint or more distant; "the unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy