To turn away (one's gaze, for example).
Shrink is defined as to become less, reduce or make smaller.
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
To ebb means to move out further into the sea and further from land or to gradually decline or lessen.
To reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of
(Idiomatic) To reposition by turning, flipping, etc. in a downward direction.
To reduce in amount, degree, or intensity; lessen:
To bend downward; to bring down; to depress; to cause to bend, or fall.
(Sports) To fall or roll into a basket or hole. Used of a ball.
Fall is defined as to drop or come down, often unexpectedly.
To sink to a lower level
(Intransitive) To increase in value or standing.
(Intransitive) To move or match smoothly, gracefully, or continuously.
To withdraw; make a retreat
(Econ.) A temporary falling off of business activity during a period when such activity has been generally increasing
To execute or cause to execute a countermarch.
(Music) To reduce (a perfect or a minor interval) by a half step
To break; to disperse.
To disappear slowly; die out
To go back; recede
(Archaic) To go, or seem to go, backward
To move against another, as when attacking:
(Intransitive) To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer.
To advance gradually but steadily:
Forward is defined as toward the front, or toward something in advance.
Lose is defined as to wind up without something or to fail in a competition.
To drop off is to take something or someone to a specific destination and leave it there, not usually lingering or staying around.
(Idiomatic) To move ahead.
Retire is defined as to take out of use, go to bed, or a person giving up their work.
pull back or move away or backward
To obtain a profit or advantage; benefit:
To turn aside (from)
Depreciate is defined as to decline in value over a period of time, or to reduce the value of assets in accounting records.
Find another word for recede. In this page you can discover 53 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for recede, like: fall back, withdraw, draw back, shrink, decrease, increase, ebb, drift away, lower, turn down and abate.