Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 287 (Motion from)

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#287. [Motion from.] Recession. -- N. recession, retirement, withdrawal; retreat; retrocession &c. 283[obs]; departure, &c. 293; recoil &c. 277; flight &c. (avoidance) 623.

V. recede, go, move back, move from, retire; withdraw, shrink, back off; come away, move away, back away, go away, get away, drift away; depart &c. 293; retreat &c. 283; move off, stand off, sheer off; fall back, stand aside; run away &c. (avoid) 623.

remove, shunt, distance.

Adj. receding &c. v.

Phr. distance oneself from a person.