\ɹɪtɹˈiːt], \ɹɪtɹˈiːt], \ɹ_ɪ_t_ɹ_ˈiː_t]\
Definitions of RETREAT
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
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.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [French] Act of retiring or withdrawing one’s self;—the place to which any one retires; place of seclusion or privacy: —place of safety or security;— the retiring of an army or body of men from the face of an enemy; the withdrawing of a ship or fleet from an enemy; retirement; solitude; asylum; shelter: refuge.