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Meaning of word retreat from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

retreat   verb

Meaning : Pull back or move away or backward.

Example : The enemy withdrew.
The limo pulled away from the curb.

Synonyms : draw back, move back, pull away, pull back, recede, retire, withdraw

Move forward, also in the metaphorical sense.

Time marches on.
advance, go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress

Meaning : Move away, as for privacy.

Example : The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer.

Meaning : Move back.

Example : The glacier retrogrades.

Synonyms : retrograde

Meaning : Make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity.

Example : 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.

Synonyms : back away, back out, crawfish, crawfish out, pull back, pull in one's horns, withdraw

निर्वाचन आदि में उम्मीदवार का प्रतियोगिता से हट जाना।

निर्दलीय उम्मीदवार झुमुकलालजी बैठ गए।

कोई बात आदि कहकर या वादा आदि करके उससे इनकार करना या पीछे हटना।

वह अपनी बात से मुकर गया।
उलटना, नकारना, नटना, पलटना, फिरना, बदलना, मुकरना, वचन तोड़ना, हटना

अपने स्थान, बात आदि पर न रहना उससे पीछे चला जाना।

विपक्षी सेना पीछे हट गई।
पीछे हटना

retreat   noun

Meaning : (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat.

Example : The disorderly retreat of French troops.

Meaning : A place of privacy. A place affording peace and quiet.

Meaning : (military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position.

Meaning : (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset.

Meaning : An area where you can be alone.

Synonyms : hideaway

Meaning : Withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation.

Example : The religious retreat is a form of vacation activity.

Synonyms : retirement

Meaning : The act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant).

The act of moving forward (as toward a goal).

advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion, procession, progress, progression


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