Explicație retreat în Dicționarul Englez Englez

retreat

(rē'trēt )

substantiv
withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation
"a religious retreat"

substantiv
(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"

substantiv
an area where you can be alone
substantiv
(military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset
substantiv
(military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position
substantiv
a place of privacy
a place affording peace and quiet
verb
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"

verb
pull back or move away or backward
"The enemy withdrew"
"The limo pulled away from the curb"

verb
move back
"The glacier retrogrades"

verb
move away, as for privacy
"The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer"





Sinonime:
(substantiv) retirement
(verb) crawfish, recede, retire, retrograde, withdraw