Definisi 'retreat'
English to English
noun
1 (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
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2 a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet
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3 (military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position
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4 (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset
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5 an area where you can be alone
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6 withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation
Example:
• the religious retreat is a form of vacation activity
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7 the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)
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8 The act of retiring or withdrawing one's self, especially from what is dangerous or disagreeable.
source: webster1913
verb
9 pull back or move away or backward
Example:
• The enemy withdrew
• The limo pulled away from the curb
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10 move away, as for privacy
Example:
• The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer
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11 move back
Example:
• The glacier retrogrades
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12 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
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13 To make a retreat; to retire from any position or place; to withdraw; as, the defeated army retreated from the field.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
withdrawal, pullback, receding, recession, hideaway, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion, procession, withdrawer, armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine, area, bugle call, sign, go, draw back, disengagement, fallback, pullout,

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