1. 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"
2. retreat - noun
· a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet
3. retreat - noun
· (military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position
4. retreat - noun
· (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset
5. retreat - noun
· an area where you can be alone
6. retreat - noun
· withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation; "the religious retreat is a form of vacation activity"
7. retreat - noun
· the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)
8. retreat - verb
· pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
9. retreat - verb
· move away, as for privacy; "The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer"
10. retreat - verb
· move back; "The glacier retrogrades"
11. retreat - verb
· make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity; "We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him"; "He backed out of his earlier promise"; "The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns"
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