Definition of recession:
inlet, rich, box, ecological niche, depression, time out, corner, quoin, reversal, respite, withdrawal, fadeout, turning point, nook, break, niche, ceding back, recess, collapse, bankruptcy, receding, recessional, slowdown, deferral, street corner, slump.
- "State of the Union Addresses of Jimmy Carter", Jimmy Carter.
- "The Passionate Friends", Herbert George Wells.
But in the case of the valley of the Niagara we happen to have a measure of time which is wanting in the other localities, namely, the test afforded by the recession of the falls, an operation still in progress, by which the deep ravine of the Niagara, 7 miles long, between Queenstown and Goat Island has been hollowed out.- "The Antiquity of Man", Charles Lyell.