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Definition:

  1. [verb] pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
    Synonyms: withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, pull back, retire, move back

  2. [verb] move back and away from; "The enemy fell back"
    Synonyms: fall back, retire

  3. [verb] retreat
    Synonyms: fall back, lose, drop off, fall behind

  4. [verb] become faint or more distant; "the unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older"

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