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Synonyms for retreat

Synonyms for (noun) retreat

Synonyms: retreat Definition: the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)

Similar words: withdrawal Definition: the act of withdrawing Usage: the withdrawal of French troops from Vietnam

Synonyms: retirement, retreat Definition: withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation Usage: the religious retreat is a form of vacation activity

Similar words: withdrawal Definition: the act of withdrawing Usage: the withdrawal of French troops from Vietnam

Synonyms: retreat Definition: (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat Usage: the disorderly retreat of French troops

Similar words: withdrawal Definition: the act of withdrawing Usage: the withdrawal of French troops from Vietnam

Synonyms: hideaway, retreat Definition: an area where you can be alone

Similar words: area Definition: a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function Usage: the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants

Synonyms: retreat Definition: (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset

Similar words: bugle call Definition: a signal broadcast by the sound of a bugle

Synonyms: retreat Definition: (military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position

Similar words: sign, signal, signaling Definition: any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message Usage: signals from the boat suddenly stopped

Synonyms: retreat Definition: a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet

Similar words: area, country Definition: a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography) Usage: it was a mountainous area; Bible country

Synonyms for (verb) retreat

Synonyms: retire, retreat, pull away, pull back, recede, withdraw, draw back, move back Definition: pull back or move away or backward Usage: The enemy withdrew; The limo pulled away from the curb

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast

Synonyms: retreat, retrograde Definition: move back Usage: The glacier retrogrades

Similar words: retire, retreat, pull away, pull back, recede, withdraw, draw back, move back Definition: pull back or move away or backward Usage: The enemy withdrew; The limo pulled away from the curb

Synonyms: retreat Definition: move away, as for privacy Usage: The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast