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Retreat

Re`treat´
n.1.The act of retiring or withdrawing one's self, especially from what is dangerous or disagreeable.
In a retreat he o truns any lackey.
- Shak.
2.The place to which anyone retires; a place or privacy or safety; a refuge; an asylum.
3.(Mil. & Naval.) The retiring of an army or body of men from the face of an enemy, or from any ground occupied to a greater distance from the enemy, or from an advanced position.
4.(Eccl.) A special season of solitude and silence to engage in religious exercises.
v. i.1.To make a retreat; to retire from any position or place; to withdraw; as, the defeated army retreated from the field.
[imp. & p. p. Retreated; p. pr. & vb. n. Retreating.]
Noun1.Retreatretreat - (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat; "the disorderly retreat of French troops"
2.retreat - a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet
3.retreat - (military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position
4.retreat - (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset
5.retreat - an area where you can be alone
Synonyms: hideaway
6.retreat - withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation; "a religious retreat"
Synonyms: retirement
Verb1.retreat - pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
2.retreat - move away, as for privacy; "The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer"
3.retreat - move back; "The glacier retrogrades"
Synonyms: retrograde
4.retreat - make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity; "We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him"; "He backed out of his earlier promise"; "The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns"
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