Definitions For Retreat

noun

  • The act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)
  • Withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation
  • (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat
  • An area where you can be alone
  • (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset
  • (military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position
  • A place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet
  • Movement by soldiers away from an enemy because the enemy is winning or has won a battle
  • Movement away from a place or situation especially because it is dangerous, unpleasant, etc.
  • The act of changing your opinion or position on something because it is unpopular

verb

  • Make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity
  • Pull back or move away or backward
  • Move back
  • Move away, as for privacy
  • To move back to get away from danger, attack, etc.
  • To move or go away from a place or situation especially because it is dangerous, unpleasant, etc.
  • To change your opinion or statement about something because it is unpopular

Is Retreat a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
7
Words with Friends
7

The word Retreat is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Retreat in a Sentence

  • Some of her friends were surprised by her retreat from public life following her defeat in the election.
  • We made a strategic retreat when we realized that we were outnumbered
  • When the enemy attacked, our troops were forced to retreat.
  • They retreated behind trees for safety.
  • He quickly retreated from the room.

Synonyms for Retreat

Antonyms for Retreat

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