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retreat, retirement
n. withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation; "the religious retreat is a form of vacation activity"
retreat
n. the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)
retreat, hideaway
n. an area where you can be alone
retreat
n. (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset
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pull in one's horns, crawfish out, crawfish, back away, back out, pull back, withdraw, retreat
v. 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"
move back, pull back, draw back, pull away, retire, recede, retreat, withdraw
v. pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
retreat, retrograde
v. move back; "The glacier retrogrades"
retreat
v. move away, as for privacy; "The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer"
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flight, escape
n. the act of escaping physically; "he made his escape from the mental hospital"; "the canary escaped from its cage"; "his flight was an indication of his guilt"
den
n. a room that is comfortable and secluded
rest home, nursing home, home
n. an institution where people are cared for; "a home for the elderly"
institution
n. a custom that for a long time has been an important feature of some group or society; "the institution of marriage"; "the institution of slavery"; "he had become an institution in the theater"
sanctuary
n. a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept
oasis, haven
n. a shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary
house
n. the management of a gambling house or casino; "the house gets a percentage of every bet"
purlieu, environs
n. an outer adjacent area of any place
repair
n. a formal way of referring to the condition of something; "the building was in good repair"
harbour, harbor
n. a place of refuge and comfort and security
rest, remain, stay
v. stay the same; remain in a certain state; "The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it"; "rest assured"; "stay alone"; "He remained unmoved by her tears"; "The bad weather continued for another week"
change by reversal, reverse, turn
v. change to the contrary; "The trend was reversed"; "the tides turned against him"; "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"
strike out, retire
v. cause to get out; "The pitcher retired three batters"; "the runner was put out at third base"
withdraw, disengage
v. release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles; "I want to disengage myself from his influence"; "disengage the gears"
withdraw, retire
v. lose interest; "he retired from life when his wife died"
withdraw, retire
v. lose interest; "he retired from life when his wife died"
withdraw, retire
v. lose interest; "he retired from life when his wife died"
travel away, go away, depart, go
v. go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"
travel away, go away, depart, go
v. go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"
travel away, go away, depart, go
v. go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"
take a hop, resile, ricochet, reverberate, recoil, rebound, bound, spring, bounce
v. spring back; spring away from an impact; "The rubber ball bounced"; "These particles do not resile but they unite after they collide"
settle, subside
v. sink down or precipitate; "the mud subsides when the waters become calm"
retreat, retrograde
v. move back; "The glacier retrogrades"
go away, go forth, leave
v. go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"
evacuate
v. move people from their homes or country
decline
v. go down; "The roof declines here"
quail, recoil, wince, shrink, cringe, funk, squinch, flinch
v. draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"
get away, escape
v. remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion; "We escaped to our summer house for a few days"; "The president of the company never manages to get away during the summer"
retreat
v. move away, as for privacy; "The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer"
retire
v. go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68"
retire
v. go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68"
retire
v. go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68"
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onward motion, forward motion, advancement, advance, procession, progression, progress
n. the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)
present, face, confront
v. present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize; "We confronted him with the evidence"; "He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions"; "An enormous dilemma faces us"
come
v. cover a certain distance; "She came a long way"
plunge
v. dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity; "She plunged at it eagerly"
go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress, advance
v. move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress, advance
v. move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress, advance
v. move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
work, make
v. proceed along a path; "work one's way through the crowd"; "make one's way into the forest"
go by, go past, pass by, travel by, pass, surpass
v. move past; "A black limousine passed by when she looked out the window"; "He passed his professor in the hall"; "One line of soldiers surpassed the other"
go about, set about, approach
v. begin to deal with; "approach a task"; "go about a difficult problem"; "approach a new project"
go about, set about, approach
v. begin to deal with; "approach a task"; "go about a difficult problem"; "approach a new project"
retreat
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