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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin retrōcēdere, present active infinitive of retrōcēdō (I retrocede). Equivalent to retro- +‎ ceder.

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retroceder (first-person singular present indicative retrocedo, past participle retrocedido)

  1. to regress (to revert to a previous state, especially one that is worse)
    Synonyms: regredir, regressar, decair, retrogradar
  2. to return (to go back to a previous location)
    Synonyms: voltar, regressar
  3. (law) to retrocede; to return (to grant property back)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin retrōcēdere, present active infinitive of retrōcēdō (I retrocede). Compare English retrocede.

VerbEdit

retroceder (first-person singular present retrocedo, first-person singular preterite retrocedí, past participle retrocedido)

  1. (intransitive) to back up, to go back, to step back, to move backward, to shrink back
  2. (intransitive) to retreat, to fall back, to recede, to draw back
  3. (intransitive) to regress
  4. (intransitive) to backtrack
  5. (intransitive) to recoil

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