retreat

  1. (military) withdrawal to a more favorable position
  2. a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet
  3. (military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position
  4. (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset
  5. a area where you can be alone
  6. withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation

Retreat

[Port Tobacco, Maryland] Retreat is a historic home located at Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland, United States. It is a one story, clapboard-sheathed, frame house with a double chimney. The principal part of the house was built about 1770. Also located on the property is a frame, pyramid-roofed meathouse, dating from the early 19th ce...
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retreat

[Noun] Plural form: retreats. Somewhere you can go to get away from it all.
Example: My favourite retreat is Tuscany.
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retreat

[n] - a place of privacy 2. [n] - (military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position 3. [n] - (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset 4. [n] - (military) withdrawal to a more favorable position 5. [v] - move away, as for privacy 6. [v] - make a retreat from an earlier commitme...
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retreat

In a military action, a rearward movement of forces in response to enemy pressure. Unlike a withdrawal, a retreat involves loss of initiative. ...
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Retreat

step back; opposite of advance
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Retreat

Re·treat' noun [ French retraite , from retraire to withdraw, Latin retrahere ; prefix re- re- + trahere to draw. See Trace , and confer Retract , Retrace .] 1. The act of retiring or withdrawing one's self, especially from what is da...
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Retreat

Re·treat' intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Retreated ; present participle & verbal noun Retreating .] To make a retreat; to retire from any position or place; to withdraw; as, the defeated army retreated from the fie...
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retreat

1. The act of retiring or withdrawing one's self, especially from what is dangerous or disagreeable. 'In a retreat he otruns any lackey.' (Shak) ... 2. The place to which anyone retires; a place or privacy or safety; a refuge; an asylum. 'He built his son a house of pleasure, and spared no cost to make a delicious retreat.' (L'Estrange) 'That pleas...
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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`
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Retreat

• (n.) The place to which anyone retires; a place or privacy or safety; a refuge; an asylum. • (v. i.) To make a retreat; to retire from any position or place; to withdraw; as, the defeated army retreated from the field. • (n.) The withdrawing of a ship or fleet from an enemy for the purpose of avoiding an engagement or escaping afte...
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retreat

(from the article `monasticism`) ...German sociologist Max Weber (1864–1920), Protestantism has always emphasized active engagement in the world rather than seclusion. This explains ...
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Retreat

The act of taking your Active Pokémon and switching it with one of your Benched Pokémon. To retreat, you must discard Energy equal to the Retreat Cost of the Pokémon retreating. This cost is written in the lower right-hand corner of the card.
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retreat

When you take your Active Pokémon and switch it with one of your Benched Pokémon. To retreat, you must discard Energy from the retreating Pokémon equal to the Retreat Cost of the Pokémon. This cost appears in the lower right-hand corner of the card. You can only retreat once per turn.
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Retreat

A relaxed, melodic tune in 3/4 or 9/8 time, played by highland pipers at the close of day in military barracks. It has no connection to military manoeuvering.
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Retreat

[spiritual] The meaning of a spiritual retreat can be different for different religious communities. Spiritual retreats are an integral part of many Hindu, Buddhist, Christian and Sufi (Islamic) communities. In Hinduism and Buddhism, meditative retreats are seen by some as integral for reconnection to one`s self. Retreats are also popular i...
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Retreat

Site used by a mammalian predator for resting.
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Retreat

The basic backwards movement. Rear foot reaches backwards and is firmly planted, then front leg pushes body weight backwards smoothly into 'en garde' stance.
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Retreat

a period of time spent in meditation and religious exercise. Retreats may take various forms, from traditional closed forms, to open retreats which do not disengage the participants from day-to-day life. Both clergy and lay people of all ages may participate in retreats. Houses and centres providing facilities for retreats are retreat houses.
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Retreat

A period of time spent in meditation and religious exercise. Retreats may take various forms, from traditional closed forms, to open retreats which do not disengage the participants from day-to-day life. Both clergy and lay people of all ages participate in retreats. Houses and centers providing facilities for retreats are called retreat houses.
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