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Definitions of retreat:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To go back or backward; withdraw to seclusion or to a place of safety; retire before an enemy.

part of speech: noun

The act of with drawing or retiring; place of privacy; shelter; asylum; the retiring of troops from the face of an enemy; a bugle call which is a signal for retiring from an engagement, or to quarters.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To draw back: to retire, esp. to a place of shelter or security: to retire before an enemy or from an advanced position.

part of speech: noun

Retirement; seclusion; place of safety or privacy; the retiring of an army before an enemy, or from an advanced position.

part of speech: noun

A drawing back or retracing one’ s steps: retirement: place of privacy: a place of security: a shelter: in the Catholic Church, a religious devotion observed by the clergy and ecclesiastical students, and usually lasting for a week, during which time prayer, exhortation, and meditation completely shut out worldly concerns: ( mil.) the act of retiring in order from before the enemy, or from an advanced position: the signal for retiring from an engagement or to quarters.

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