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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. retreat: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. retreat, retreat: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. retreat: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. retreat: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. retreat: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. retreat, retreat: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Retreat, retreat: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. retreat: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Retreat: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. retreat: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. retreat: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. retreat: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. retreat (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Retreat, retreat: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. retreat: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. retreat: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  17. Retreat (Buffy comic), Retreat (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Retreat (Cries My Heart), Retreat (The Rakes song), Retreat (bugle call), Retreat (film), Retreat (military), Retreat (spiritual), Retreat (survivalism), Retreat, The Retreat: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Retreat: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. retreat: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. retreat: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. retreat: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. retreat: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Retreat: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  24. retreat: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. retreat: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. retreat: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. retreat: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. retreat: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. retreat: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Retreat: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Retreat: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. retreat: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  3. retreat: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  4. retreat: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. retreat: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. retreat: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. RETREAT: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. retreat: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Retreat: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. retreat: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Retreat: Glossary of Coal Mining Terms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (retreat)

noun:  (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")
noun:  (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset
noun:  (military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position
noun:  a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet
noun:  withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation ("A religious retreat")
noun:  an area where you can be alone
verb:  move away, as for privacy ("The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer")
verb:  make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity
verb:  pull back or move away or backward
verb:  move back

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Phrases that include retreat:   beaten a retreat, beating a retreat, beating a hasty retreat, retreat from reality, bears retreat, more...

Words similar to retreat:   recede, retire, crawfish, hideaway, retirement, retreated, retreating, retrograde, withdraw, asylum, back away, back out, crawfish out, den, draw back, drop off, fall back, fall behind, lair, lose, more...


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