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

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza