What are the antonyms for RECEDING?

Synonyms for RECEDING

Usage Examples for RECEDING

  1. When large tracts of land went out of cultivation, was it not natural to think that agriculture was receding from the country, leaving the green hills once more to be brown and barren, as hills once green have become in other countries? - "Castle Richmond" by Anthony Trollope
  2. The processes which had been discerned by Conward and other astute operators were now apparent to the mob which forever follows in the wake of the successful, but usually at such a distance as to be overwhelmed in the receding flood. - "The Cow Puncher" by Robert J. C. Stead