recede

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  • He knew also that these men would never recede from a position once taken. Cited from The Iron Trail, by Rex Beach
  • As he looked out he could see the earth fast receding from him. Cited from Billy Whiskers' Adventures, by Frances Trego Montgomery
  • The school closed the day afterwards before re-opening after the water receded.
  • He could hear the others behind him still receding towards the house. Cited from The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth, by H.G. Wells
  • The two receding days cost France one hundred thousand men and an emperor. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. X, Ed. by Francke
  • You saw it on clear days and it receded when you followed. Cited from Kenny, by Leona Dalrymple
  • Think well of it, before you take the step which you cannot recede from. Cited from Through the Eye of the Needle, W. D. Howells
  • He then made the sign of the cross at which point the fire immediately receded.
  • They stood looking out at the fast receding boat for only a moment before opening fire on her. Cited from Boy Scouts in the Philippines, by G. Harvey Ralphson
  • Subsequently she receded from the public political eye, but still remained active.
  • However, shortly after the waters receded the town was opened for business again.
  • They talked together for a moment or two while their eyes followed the receding figure. Cited from The Man in the Twilight, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • The fire was still working its way towards us on one side, and receding on the other. Cited from The Gold Hunter's Adventures, by William H. Thomes
  • While some forms of old technology exist, the ways of man have receded.
  • He had put it quite beyond his own power to recede now, even had he so wished. Cited from Castle Richmond, by Anthony Trollope
  • She seemed to recede, and now it was difficult to call to her. Cited from Sister Carrie, by Theodore Dreiser
  • After a time the sounds receded from us, and we heard them no more. Cited from Percival Keene, by Frederick Marryat
  • I have gone too far with your brother to recede: that is now impossible. Cited from Anna St. Ives, by Thomas Holcroft
  • Review your position, and remember you are placed where you cannot recede. Cited from Mrs Whittelsey's Magazine for Mothers and Daughters, Vol. 3, by Various
  • She stood in the road watching it recede, then walked forward again toward the house. Cited from The Danger Mark, by Robert W. Chambers
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Meaning of recede

  • verb Become faint or more distant
    the unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older