The words receding, reseeding sound the same but have different meanings and spellings. Why do receding, reseeding sound the same even though they are completely different words?
The answer is simple: receding, reseeding are homophones of the English language.
Present participle of recede.
Present participle of reseed.
Definitions from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License and Wordnik.
Homophones (literally "same sound") are usually defined as words that share the same pronunciation, regardless of how they are spelled.