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Detailed Synonyms for retreat in English

retreat:

retreat [the ~] noun

  1. the retreat
    the retreat
  2. the retreat
    the refuge; the asylum; the shelter; the retreat
  3. the retreat
    the shelter; the asylum; the refuge; the safety zone; the retreat
  4. the retreat
    – the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant) 1
    the retreat
    – the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant) 1
  5. the retreat
    – withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation 1
    the retreat; the retirement
    – withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation 1
    • retreat [the ~] noun
      • the religious retreat is a form of vacation activity1
    • retirement [the ~] noun
  6. the retreat
    – (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat 1
    the retreat
    – (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat 1
    • retreat [the ~] noun
      • the disorderly retreat of French troops1
  7. the retreat
    – an area where you can be alone 1
    the retreat; the hideaway
    – an area where you can be alone 1
  8. the retreat
    – (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset 1
    the retreat
    – (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset 1
  9. the retreat
    – (military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position 1
    the retreat
    – (military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position 1
  10. the retreat
    – a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet 1
    the retreat
    – a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet 1

to retreat verb (retreats, retreated, retreating)

  1. to retreat
    – make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity 1
    to withdraw; to retreat; to back out; crawfish; to pull back; crawfish out; pull in one's horns; back away
    – make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity 1
  2. to retreat
    – pull back or move away or backward 1
    to withdraw; to retreat; to retire; to pull back; to draw back; recede; move back; pull away
    – pull back or move away or backward 1
  3. to retreat
    – move back 1
    to retreat; retrograde
    – move back 1
    • retreat verb (retreats, retreated, retreating)
    • retrograde verb
      • The glacier retrogrades1
  4. to retreat
    – move away, as for privacy 1
    to retreat
    – move away, as for privacy 1
    • retreat verb (retreats, retreated, retreating)
      • The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer1

Conjugations for retreat:

present
  1. retreat
  2. retreat
  3. retreats
  4. retreat
  5. retreat
  6. retreat
simple past
  1. retreated
  2. retreated
  3. retreated
  4. retreated
  5. retreated
  6. retreated
present perfect
  1. have retreated
  2. have retreated
  3. has retreated
  4. have retreated
  5. have retreated
  6. have retreated
past continuous
  1. was retreating
  2. were retreating
  3. was retreating
  4. were retreating
  5. were retreating
  6. were retreating
future
  1. shall retreat
  2. will retreat
  3. will retreat
  4. shall retreat
  5. will retreat
  6. will retreat
continuous present
  1. am retreating
  2. are retreating
  3. is retreating
  4. are retreating
  5. are retreating
  6. are retreating
subjunctive
  1. be retreated
  2. be retreated
  3. be retreated
  4. be retreated
  5. be retreated
  6. be retreated
diverse
  1. retreat!
  2. let's retreat!
  3. retreated
  4. retreating
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

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Related Definitions for "retreat":

  1. the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)1
  2. withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation1
    • the religious retreat is a form of vacation activity1
  3. (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat1
    • the disorderly retreat of French troops1
  4. an area where you can be alone1
  5. (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset1
  6. (military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position1
  7. a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet1
  8. make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity1
  9. pull back or move away or backward1
  10. move back1
  11. move away, as for privacy1
    • The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer1

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