Definition of 'recede'
Video: pronunciation of 'recede'
Example sentences containing 'recede'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The hat is also perfect for covering receding hair. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Six out of ten in the industry have lost their hair or have a receding hairline. The Sun (2012)The problem is receding slightly as advertisers come to terms with the consolidation in the agency business. TOP MARKETING AND MEDIA COMPANIES IN THE UK (2002)Said to be obsessing over his receding hairline. The Sun (2010)The chances of these problems receding in the new year have therefore been enhanced. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He knows his hairline is receding and has taken some steps to tackle it. The Sun (2012)Are you worried about the receding royal hairline? The Sun (2012)And the receding hairline suits him. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Another royal police officer asked to be moved to other duties because his principal kept on making jokes about his receding hairline. AT HOME WITH THE QUEEN: The Inside Story of the Royal Household (2002)His hair was receding from the front, but had been darkened by the inked pattern. The Sun (2009)It shows a man in his 30s with receding hair and wearing glasses. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His hair is receding, though he is vain enough to dye it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Now, my biggest problem is receding gums. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He had the 10,000 op last year after his hair was spotted receding fast. The Sun (2012)Apart from a receding hairline, he is absurdly youthful for his years. Times, Sunday Times (2013)At my age, most men are worrying in front of the mirror that their hair is receding. Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)FEARS of a fuel strike receded last night after truck drivers voted against a walkout. The Sun (2012)I was longing for my hair to stop receding. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That receding crown of hair. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)While men tend to get a receding hairline and a bald patch, women experience more diffuse loss and become thin on top. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He is short, trim and earnest - receding hair clipped tight. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One older than the rest, bespectacled and with fair receding hair swept back, was scrutinising each of us in turn. Seminary Boy (2006)Over a period of two years, his hair had receded, which was a major factor in choosing the right style for him. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If I could change one thing about me... it would be my receding hairline. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Trends of 'recede'
Used Occasionally. recede is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'recede'
British English: recede VERB
If something recedes from you, it moves away.
His footsteps receded into the night.
Definition of recede from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Collins Reference Catalogue 2019
View our new 2019 reference catalogue. From dictionaries, phrasebooks, language learning, atlases and maps, general reference and puzzles, you'll be sure to find books that appeal to you.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.