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re-cēdō cessī, cessus, ere,

to go back, fall back, give ground, retire, withdraw, recede: ex eo quo stabant loco, Cs.: procul a telo veniente, O.: de medio: tristis recedo, H.: ab Iliturgi, L.: in castra Cornelia, Cs.—Poet, to go to rest, retire, O. —To recede, fall back, give way, give place, depart: Verba movere loco, quamvis invita recedant, yield, H.: anni, Multa recedentes adimunt, H.—To stand back, recede, be distant, be retired Provehimur portu, terraeque urbesque recedunt, V.: mea terra recedit, O.—To go away withdraw, retire, depart, part: Haec ecfatu' pater recessit, vanished, Enn. ap. C.: a stabulis recedunt (apes), V.: Caesa recesserunt a cute membra suā, O.—Fig., to withdraw, depart, retire, desist: senes ut in otia tuta recedant, H.: ab officio: ab armis, i. e. lay down: penitus a naturā: a vitā, i. e. kill oneself: quā ratione res ab usitatā consuetudine recederet, deviate: (nomen hostis) a peregrino recessit, has lost the meaning of ‘foreigner.’—To vanish, pass away, disappear: Ph<*>ebes ira recessit, O.: in ventos vita recessit, V.: cum res ab eo recessisset, was lost to him.

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