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    retreat - Dictionary definition and meaning for word retreat

    (noun) (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat
    Example Sentence
    • the disorderly retreat of French troops
    (noun) a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet Definition
    (noun) (military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position Definition
    (noun) (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset Definition
    (noun) an area where you can be alone
    Synonyms : hideaway
    (noun) withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation
    Synonyms : retirement
    Example Sentence
    • the religious retreat is a form of vacation activity
    (noun) the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant) Definition
    (verb) pull back or move away or backward
    Example Sentence
    • The enemy withdrew
    • The limo pulled away from the curb
    (verb) move away, as for privacy
    Example Sentence
    • The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer
    (verb) move back
    Synonyms : retrograde
    Example Sentence
    • The glacier retrogrades
    (verb) make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity
    Example Sentence
    • 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
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for retreat

retreat=suppose if someone asks for re(again) treat....you will avoid him.move back from from him ie withdraw

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