retrocede

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ret·ro·cede

 (rĕt′rō-sēd′)
v. ret·ro·ced·ed, ret·ro·ced·ing, ret·ro·cedes
v.intr.
To go back; recede.
v.tr.
To cede or give back (a territory, for example); return.

[Latin retrōcēdere : retrō-, retro- + cēdere, to go; see ked- in Indo-European roots.]

ret′ro·ces′sion (-sĕsh′ən) n.

retrocede

(ˌrɛtrəʊˈsiːd)
vb
1. (tr) to give back; return
2. (intr) to go back or retire; recede
retrocession, ˌretroˈcedence n
ˌretroˈcessive, ˌretroˈcedent adj

retrocede


Past participle: retroceded
Gerund: retroceding

Imperative
retrocede
retrocede
Present
I retrocede
you retrocede
he/she/it retrocedes
we retrocede
you retrocede
they retrocede
Preterite
I retroceded
you retroceded
he/she/it retroceded
we retroceded
you retroceded
they retroceded
Present Continuous
I am retroceding
you are retroceding
he/she/it is retroceding
we are retroceding
you are retroceding
they are retroceding
Present Perfect
I have retroceded
you have retroceded
he/she/it has retroceded
we have retroceded
you have retroceded
they have retroceded
Past Continuous
I was retroceding
you were retroceding
he/she/it was retroceding
we were retroceding
you were retroceding
they were retroceding
Past Perfect
I had retroceded
you had retroceded
he/she/it had retroceded
we had retroceded
you had retroceded
they had retroceded
Future
I will retrocede
you will retrocede
he/she/it will retrocede
we will retrocede
you will retrocede
they will retrocede
Future Perfect
I will have retroceded
you will have retroceded
he/she/it will have retroceded
we will have retroceded
you will have retroceded
they will have retroceded
Future Continuous
I will be retroceding
you will be retroceding
he/she/it will be retroceding
we will be retroceding
you will be retroceding
they will be retroceding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been retroceding
you have been retroceding
he/she/it has been retroceding
we have been retroceding
you have been retroceding
they have been retroceding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been retroceding
you will have been retroceding
he/she/it will have been retroceding
we will have been retroceding
you will have been retroceding
they will have been retroceding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been retroceding
you had been retroceding
he/she/it had been retroceding
we had been retroceding
you had been retroceding
they had been retroceding
Conditional
I would retrocede
you would retrocede
he/she/it would retrocede
we would retrocede
you would retrocede
they would retrocede
Past Conditional
I would have retroceded
you would have retroceded
he/she/it would have retroceded
we would have retroceded
you would have retroceded
they would have retroceded
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retrocede

verb
1. To move back or away from a point, limit, or mark:
2. To move in a reverse direction:
Idiom: retrace one's steps.
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