recede into

recede into
phr verb
Recede into is used with these nouns as the object: ↑background

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  • recede — verb ADVERB ▪ a bit, a little, slightly, somewhat ▪ His fine dark hair was receding a little. ▪ further ▪ gradually …   Collocations dictionary

  • recede — re|cede [rıˈsi:d] v [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: recedere, from cedere [i] to go ] 1.) if something you can see or hear recedes, it gets further and further away until it disappears recede into ▪ footsteps receding into the distance 2.) if… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • recede — recede, retreat, retrograde, retract, back can all mean to move or seem to move in a direction that is exactly the opposite of ahead or forward. Recede stresses marked and usually gradually increasing distance from a given point, line, or… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • recede — [[t]rɪsi͟ːd[/t]] recedes, receding, receded 1) VERB If something recedes from you, it moves away. [V prep] Luke s footsteps receded into the night... As she receded he waved goodbye. [V ing] ...the receding lights of the car. 2) VERB When… …   English dictionary

  • recede — verb (I) 1 if something you can see or hear recedes, it gets further and further away until it disappears (+ into): footsteps receding into the distance 2 if a memory, feeling, or possibility recedes, it gradually goes away: As the threat of… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • recede — re|cede [ rı sid ] verb intransitive * 1. ) to move back from a high point or level: The flood waters receded. a ) to move farther away: The airplane takes off, and we watch the ground recede. The sound of footsteps receded into the fog. b ) if… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • recede — verb 1) the floodwaters receded Syn: retreat, go back, go down, move back, move away, withdraw, ebb, subside, abate Ant: advance, approach 2) the lights receded into the distance …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • To fall into one's hands — Fall Fall (f[add]l), v. i. [imp. {Fell} (f[e^]l); p. p. {Fallen} (f[add]l n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Falling}.] [AS. feallan; akin to D. vallen, OS. & OHG. fallan, G. fallen, Icel. Falla, Sw. falla, Dan. falde, Lith. pulti, L. fallere to deceive, Gr.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To step into — Step Step, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stepped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stepping}.] [AS. st[ae]ppan; akin to OFries. steppa, D. stappen to step, stap a step, OHG. stepfen to step, G. stapfe a footstep, OHG. stapfo, G. stufe a step to step on; cf. Gr. ? to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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