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Definition of Recede


  1. To move back; to retreat; to withdraw.
  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.
  3. To cede back; to grant or yield again to a former possessor; as, to recede conquered territory.
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Recede Translations

recede in Dutch is achteruitgaan
recede in Italian is farsi indietro
recede in Latin is recipio recepi receptum
recede in Spanish is retroceder