Origin of recede1
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH recederecede , reseed
Other definitions for recede (2 of 2)
How to use recede in a sentence
Republicans are receding from some of the most influential governments.Morning Report: What Women Candidates and Officeholders Face|Voice of San Diego|November 9, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The switch reflects recent changes in other North County cities, as the Republican Party largely recedes from view in the county’s most influential governments.Sanchez’s Win in Oceanside Is More Evidence of a Changing County|Kayla Jimenez|November 7, 2020|Voice of San Diego
He’s slight, with thick glasses and sandy hair that’s receding, shirtless because he gets overheated easily, his mom explained.People with Developmental Disabilities Were Promised Help. Instead, They Face Delays and Denials.|by Amy Silverman for Arizona Daily Star, with data analysis by Alex Devoid, Arizona Daily Star|November 5, 2020|ProPublica
When the crisis recedes, each of us will decide what our journeys will look like in a post-pandemic world — and if we’re willing to take a chance on the strangers we encounter there.Thumbs up for three new books that capture hitchhiking’s adventurous spirit|Jen Rose Smith|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Although “some folks are kind of doubling down, tripling down, it’s just receding to an ever-smaller, more marginal set of folks,” Schmidt said.Conspicuous Confederate flag over I-95 in Stafford County removed|Michael Laris|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
In Turkey, some mothers find their paradise at the Esme Beltagy Center in Esenler, while others see paradise receding.Allah, Mom, and Baklava: Turkish President Uses Mothers and Kids as Political Pawns|Xanthe Ackerman|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Manning is a broad man with salt and pepper hair, a receding hairline, and rimless glasses.
He is a relatively young man with a trim, tight beard and receding hairline.
In the longer term, she sees big strides in preventing tartar build-up and halting receding gums.
But six years later, the right-wing talk-radio crowd is receding in relevance as their listeners age out of existence.
Ze under lip rather retires, and this adds to the receding effect of the chin, you see.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
On the dahabeeyah, which began to look as if it were a long way off and were receding from her, shone a red and a blue light.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Before he could do anything with it, Clip grabbed it out of his hand, leveled it after the receding form, and pulled the trigger.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
He stole to his window and lent an ear, but the voices were receding, and to his vexation he caught nothing of what was said.
Crushed by that bolt from the blue, Richard sat as if stunned, the flush receding from his face until his very lips were livid.
British Dictionary definitions for recede (1 of 2)
- (of a man's hair) to cease to grow at the temples and above the forehead
- (of a man) to start to go bald in this way