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recede

US [rɪˈsid]
UK [rɪˈsiːd]
  • v.逐渐远离;渐渐远去;逐渐减弱;慢慢变小
  • Web后退;退去;退却
Simple Present:recedes  Present Participle:receding  Past Tense:receded  
recede
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v.
1.
[i]
逐渐远离;渐渐远去to move gradually away from sb or away from a previous position
The sound of the truck receded into the distance.
卡车的声音渐渐在远处消失了。
She watched his receding figure.
她看着他的身影渐渐远去。
2.
[i]
逐渐减弱;慢慢变小to become gradually weaker or smaller
The prospect of bankruptcy has now receded(= it is less likely) .
破产的可能性现已减少了。
The pain was receding slightly.
疼痛正在一点一点地减弱。
3.
[i]
(头顶前部)头发停止生长,变秃to stop growing at the front of the head
a middle-aged man with receding hair/a receding hairline
发际线后移的中年男子
4.
[i]
a ~ chin
向后缩的下巴a chin that slopes backwards towards the neck

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