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Recede

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Pronunciation : Re*cede"
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [L. recedere, recessum; pref. re- re- + cedere to go, to go along: cf. F. rec?der. See Cede.]
Definition : 1. To move back; to retreat; to withdraw. Like the hollow roar Of tides receding from the instituted shore. Dryden. All bodies moved circularly endeavor to recede from the center. Bentley.

2. To withdraw a claim or pretension; to desist; to relinquish what had been proposed or asserted; as, to recede from a demand or proposition.

Syn. -- To retire; retreat; return; retrograde; withdraw; desist.

i. [imp. & p. p. Receded; p. pr. & vb. n. Receding.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Re*cede"
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Pref. re- + cede. Cf. Recede, v. t.]
Definition : Defn: To cede back; to grant or yield again to a former possessor; as, to recede conquered territory.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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