Synonyms and Antonyms of recedes
- the sound of sirens receded as the fire engines roared off into the distance
abates, declines, decreases, de-escalates, dies (away or down or out), diminishes, drains (away), drops (off), dwindles, eases, ebbs, falls, falls away, lessens, lets up, lowers, moderates, palls, phases down, ratchets (down) also rachets (down) , relents, remits, shrinks, subsides, tapers, tapers off, wanes
- after the rain stops, the floodwaters should gradually recede
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