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Overview of noun retreated

The noun retreated has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) retreated

(people who have retreated; "he had only contempt for the retreated")


Overview of verb retreat

The verb retreat has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (10) withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move back

(pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb")

2. retreat

(move away, as for privacy; "The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer")

3. retrograde, retreat

(move back; "The glacier retrogrades")

4. retreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdraw

(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")

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