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Synonyms for retreat

1. retreat (n.)

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

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2. retreat (v.)

make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity

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3. retreat (n.)

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

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4. retreat (v.)

move away, as for privacy

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5. retreat (n.)

(military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position

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6. retreat (n.)

the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)

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7. retreat (n.)

a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet

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8. beat a retreat (v.)

depart hastily

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10. retrograde (v.)

move back

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