retreat / rɪˈtrit /


retreat2 个定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. the forced or strategic withdrawal of an army or an armed force before an enemy, or the withdrawing of a naval force from action.
  2. the act of withdrawing, as into safety or privacy; retirement; seclusion.
  3. a place of refuge, seclusion, or privacy: The library was his retreat.
v. 无主动词 verb
  1. to withdraw, retire, or draw back, especially for shelter or seclusion.
  2. to make a retreat: The army retreated.
  3. to slope backward; recede: a retreating chin.
  4. to draw or lead back.

retreat 近义词

n. 名词 noun


retreat 的近义词 5
retreat 的反义词 3
n. 名词 noun

place one goes for peace

v. 动词 verb

pull back, go away


  1. My heart stopped as the fish owl pivoted and took to the air in retreat, but the weight of the noose carpet held and drew the bird softly back to ground.
  2. Lawful hacking and cyber-espionage have grown enormously as a business over the past decade, with no signs of retreat.
  3. So far, BDG has created these event kits for its virtual yoga retreat in May that was produced for advertiser Nature’s Way, and for its Self-Care Saturday event this past Saturday that was built with advertiser lip filler brand Restylane Kysse.
  4. Bustle planned to host an afternoon-long yoga retreat in Austin, Texas this spring for vitamin and supplement brand Nature’s Way.
  5. The researchers also found that as the soapy film retreats, soap molecules pack together more tightly.
  6. She completed a yoga teacher-training program and, in the spring of 2008, went on a retreat in Peru to study with shamans.
  7. Finally, a squad of reinforcements arrived and they were able to retreat.
  8. Alison, meanwhile, had gone to a yoga retreat with her hippy-dippy mother.
  9. Over 250 were killed before Stirling ordered the final retreat and surrendered himself to the British.
  10. The law professor, Benny Tai, urged the students to “retreat and take the spirit of the Umbrella Movement into the community.”
  11. The engineer officer charged with preparing the line of retreat reported that the one bridge across the Elster was not sufficient.
  12. When this last shred of hope was gone, the Brigadier reluctantly gave the order to retreat.
  13. Orlean was regarded as a fairly attractive woman; but her chin, unlike that of the one before him, was inclined to retreat.
  14. In the retreat across the Niemen he proved himself absolutely incapable of reorganising a beaten force.
  15. At least, his way of retreat would have remained open, and he might have gone, to return another day with force at his heels.