Definition for RE-TREAT'

RE-TREAT', v.i.

  1. To retire from any position or place.
  2. To withdraw to a private abode or to any secluded situation. – Milton.
  3. To retire to a place of safety or security; as, to retreat into a den or into a fort.
  4. To move back to a place before occupied; to retire. The rapid currents drive, / Toward the retreating sea, their furious tide. – Milton.
  5. To retire from an enemy or from any advanced position.

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