Definition of recedence in US English:

recedence

noun

  • The action or an act of receding from a place, point, or state; withdrawal; decline.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Greville (1607–1643), parliamentarian army officer and religious writer. From recede + -ence. Compare post-classical Latin recedentia withdrawal, decline.

Pronunciation

recedence

/rɪˈsiːd(ə)ns/