Synonyms for retreat
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(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"
a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet
(military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position
(military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset
an area where you can be alone
withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation
"the religious retreat is a form of vacation activity"
the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)
withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move backverb
pull back or move away or backward
"The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
call in, swallow, sequester, lose, seclude, crawfish out, drop off, retire, crawfish, hit the hay, take, back away, strike out, back out, put out, take back, hit the sack, pull away, take out, fall back, unsay, turn in, crawl in, bow out, fall behind, draw back, recede, bed, sack out, recall, move back, retrograde, call back, go to sleep, sequestrate, draw, pull in one's horns, take away, go to bed, adjourn, disengage, withdraw, draw off, retract, pull back, kip down, remove
move away, as for privacy
"The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer"
"The glacier retrogrades"
retreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdrawverb
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"
recall, retract, call in, draw back, take away, sequester, swallow, withdraw, back out, back away, draw off, remove, seclude, take, retire, draw, take back, pull back, call back, retrograde, crawfish, move back, sequestrate, recede, bow out, pull away, take out, adjourn, pull in one's horns, unsay, crawfish out, disengage
to leave instantly
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We want the Iranians to be forced into making the decision to strategically retreat from Syria.
I'm not so particular in my personal life, you know. My house isn't arranged by color, everything isn't in place at all times. But I think it's a good little kind of retreat for me to present these items in a visually appealing way, it's not something that I set up like, 'Oh, thank god I got that out of me,' but you know, it's definitely a part of what I love to do.
They can shoot first and retreat later.
His phrasing owes more to jazz than it does to any country rhythms, and that's what made it hard for him to fit it into Nashville, they couldn't figure out what to do with his phrasing and he needed to retreat to his native Texas, where they loved him and took him for what he was.
You have to be able to retreat, you work together as a crew, you have to think of the others.
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- útočiště, ustoupit, ústupCzech
- trække sig tilbageDanish
- retiro, retirarseSpanish
- عقب نشینیPersian
- battre en retraite, retraiteFrench
- cuilidhScottish Gaelic
- पीछे हटनाHindi
- 退却する, 後退するJapanese
- pedem referreLatin
- wycofać sięPolish
- retirar-se, retiroPortuguese
- отступить, отступать, ретироваться, отступлениеRussian
- rút luiVietnamese
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