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Synonyms for retreatrɪˈtrit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. retreat(noun)

    (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat

    Synonyms:
    retirement, hideaway

    Antonyms:
    procession, advance, onward motion, advancement, progression, progress, forward motion

  2. retreat(noun)

    a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet

    Synonyms:
    retirement, hideaway

    Antonyms:
    advancement, progress, progression, advance, onward motion, procession, forward motion

  3. retreat(noun)

    (military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position

    Synonyms:
    retirement, hideaway

    Antonyms:
    advance, procession, progression, forward motion, advancement, onward motion, progress

  4. retreat(noun)

    (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset

    Synonyms:
    retirement, hideaway

    Antonyms:
    advancement, advance, progression, forward motion, procession, onward motion, progress

  5. hideaway, retreat(noun)

    an area where you can be alone

    Synonyms:
    retreat, retirement, hideout, den, hideaway

    Antonyms:
    forward motion, advance, progression, procession, advancement, onward motion, progress

  6. retirement, retreat(noun)

    withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation

    Synonyms:
    retreat, retirement, hideaway

    Antonyms:
    progress, advance, forward motion, procession, progression, onward motion, advancement

  7. retreat(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    retirement, hideaway

    Antonyms:
    onward motion, procession, forward motion, progress, progression, advancement, advance

  8. withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move back(verb)

    pull back or move away or backward

    Synonyms:
    call in, swallow, sequester, lose, seclude, crawfish out, drop off, retire, crawfish, hit the hay, retreat, 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

    Antonyms:
    procession, progress, advance, forward motion, onward motion, advancement, progression

  9. retreat(verb)

    move away, as for privacy

    Synonyms:
    pull away, crawfish, draw back, back out, back away, retrograde, recede, withdraw, pull in one's horns, move back, retire, crawfish out, pull back

    Antonyms:
    procession, advancement, advance, forward motion, onward motion, progression, progress

  10. retrograde, retreat(verb)

    move back

    Synonyms:
    draw back, retrogress, withdraw, back away, regress, retire, hash over, back out, retrograde, crawfish, move back, rehash, retreat, recede, pull away, pull in one's horns, pull back, crawfish out

    Antonyms:
    progression, progress, advance, onward motion, advancement, procession, forward motion

  11. retreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdraw(verb)

    make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity

    Synonyms:
    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, retreat, sequestrate, recede, bow out, pull away, take out, adjourn, pull in one's horns, unsay, crawfish out, disengage

    Antonyms:
    procession, progress, advancement, progression, advance, onward motion, forward motion

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. retreat(n)

    Synonyms:
    defense, repulsion, resistance, submission, surrender

    Antonyms:
    aggression, assault, attack, attack, encroachment, incursion, infringement, intrusion, invasion, onset, onslaught, trespass

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. retreat(n.)

    Synonyms:
    departure, withdrawal

  2. retreat(n.)

    Synonyms:
    retirement, seclusion, privacy

  3. retreat(n.)

    Synonyms:
    asylum, refuge, shelter

  4. retreat(n.)

    Synonyms:
    haunt, resort, den

  5. retreat(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    withdraw, retire, give way

  6. retreat(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    recede, fall back, take the back track


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