|1.||[ verb ] pull back or move away or backward|
|Synonyms:||retreat withdraw draw_back move_back retire pull_back pull_away|
"The enemy withdrew" "The limo pulled away from the curb"
|Related terms:||travel back_up retreat withdrawal|
|2.||[ verb ] move back and away from|
"The enemy fell back"
|Related terms:||advance withdraw ebb retrograde disengagement|
|3.||[ verb ] become faint or more distant|
"the unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older"
|Related terms:||change ebb receding|
|4.||[ verb ] retreat|
|Synonyms:||lose fall_behind fall_back drop_off|
|Related terms:||gain regress recession|