recessional

Definitions of recessional
1

adj of or relating to receding

n the withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service

Synonyms:
recession
Type of:
procession
the group action of a collection of people or animals or vehicles moving ahead in more or less regular formation

n a hymn that is sung at the end of a service as the clergy and choir withdraw

Type of:
anthem, hymn
a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)

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