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retreat

zelfstandig naamwoord

1 retreat

military Withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat.

Roget 671: escape, scape; avolation, elopement, flight; evasion etc. (avoidance) 623; retreat; narrow escape, hairbreadth escape; close call; ... meer laten zien

Roget 666: refuge, sanctuary, retreat, fastness; acropolis; keep, last resort; ward; prison etc. 752; asylum, ark, ... meer laten zien

Roget 623: abstention, abstinence; for bearance; refraining etc. v.; inaction etc. 681; neutrality.    avoidance, evasion, elusion; seclusion ... meer laten zien

Roget 189: abode, dwelling, lodging, domicile, residence, apartment, place, digs, pad, address, habitation, where one's lot is cast, local habitation, berth, ... meer laten zien

Roget 145: reversion, return; revulsion.    turning point, turn of the tide; status quo ante bellum; calm before a storm.    alternation etc. (periodicity) 138; inversion etc. ... meer laten zien

Roget 530: camouflage; mimicry; hiding place; secret place, secret drawer; recess, hold, holes and corners; closet, crypt, adytum, abditory, oubliette.    ambush, ... meer laten zien

Pools: odwrót, rejterada



2 retreat

A place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet.

Nederlands: retraite
Pools: ustronie, zacisze

3 retreat

military A signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position.

4 retreat

military A bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset.

5 retreat

An area where you can be alone.

synoniem: hideaway.

Pools: samotnia, pustelnia

6 retreat

Withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation:
— The religious retreat is a form of vacation activity.

synoniem: retirement.

Roget 287: recession, retirement, withdrawal; retreat; retrocession etc. 283; departure, etc. 293; recoil etc. 277; ... meer laten zien

Roget 283: regress, regression; retrocession, retrogression, retrograduation, retroaction; reculade; retreat, withdrawal, retirement, remigration; recession etc. (motion from) ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: retraite

7 retreat

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

werkwoord

1 retreat

Pull back or move away or backward.

synoniemen: draw back, move back, pull away, pull back, recede, retire, withdraw.

Roget 725: succumb, submit, yeild, bend, resign, defer to.    lay down one's arms, deliver up one's arms; lower colors, haul down colors, strike one's flag, strike colors.    surrender, surrender at discretion; ... meer laten zien

Roget 287: recede, go, move back, move from, retire; withdraw, shrink, back off; come away, move away, back away, go away, get away, drift away; ... meer laten zien

Roget 283: recede, regrade, return, revert, retreat, retire; retrograde, retrocede; back out; back down; balk; crawfish [U.S.], crawl [Slang]; withdraw; ... meer laten zien

Roget 145: revert, turn back, regress; relapse etc. 661; recoil etc. 277; retreat etc. 283; restore etc. ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: afhalen, terugnemen, terugtrekken

2 retreat

Move away, as for privacy.

3 retreat

Move back.

synoniem: retrograde.

4 retreat

Make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity.

synoniemen: back away, back out, crawfish, crawfish out, pull back, pull in one's horns, withdraw.

Nederlands: intrekken, terugnemen


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Jim Crow, abandon, abandonment, abscond, adytum, alcove, almshouse, apartheid, apartness, arbor, ascend, ashram, asylum, avoid, avoidance, back, back down, back out, balance, bank ... meer laten zien.

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