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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of becoming more distant; A slow or gradual disappearance adj. - Moving toward a position farther from the front.

Usage examples (36)
  • The receding glaciers of the last ice age
  • Verb (used without object), : a chin that recedes
  • There's just a long list of phone calls receding to infinity.
  • (By the way, the water is receding from the back garden now - it's gone down at least 4 inches from the photos.) for more
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