recede

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recede /rɪˈsiːd/ verb
recedes; receded; receding
recede
/rɪˈsiːd/
verb
recedes; receded; receding
Learner's definition of RECEDE
[no object]
: to move away gradually
: to become smaller or weaker
◊ If your hair is receding, you are gradually losing the hair that is at the front of your head.
◊ A receding chin/forehead is a chin/forehead that slants backward.
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