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Engelsk navneord: retreat

1. retreat (om handling) (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe disorderly retreat of French troops.


Mindre specifikke termerwithdrawal


Mere specifikke termerdisengagement, fallback, pullout


Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

2. retreat (om sted) a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet


Mindre specifikke termerarea, country


Mere specifikke termerashram, ashram, nest, nook, pleasance, sanctum, sanctum sanctorum


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerCamp David

3. retreat (om kommunikation) (military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position


Mindre specifikke termersign, signal, signaling


Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

4. retreat (om kommunikation) (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset


Mindre specifikke termerbugle call


Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

5. retreat (om genstand) an area where you can be alone


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)hideaway


Mindre specifikke termerarea

6. retreat (om handling) withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe religious retreat is a form of vacation activity.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)retirement


Mindre specifikke termerwithdrawal

7. retreat (om handling) the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)


Mindre specifikke termerwithdrawal


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)forward motion, onward motion, advancement, progress, procession, progression, advance


Engelsk udsagnsord: retreat

1. retreat (om bevægelse) pull back or move away or backward


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe enemy withdrew.
The limo pulled away from the curb.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)draw back, move back, pull away, pull back, recede, retire, withdraw


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termergo, locomote, move, travel


Mere specifikke termerback down, back off, back up, fall back, retreat, retrograde


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningback away, back out, crawfish, crawfish out, pull back, pull in one's horns, retreat, withdraw


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)advance, march on, move on, progress, go on, pass on

2. retreat (om bevægelse) move away, as for privacy


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termergo, locomote, move, travel


Mere specifikke termercocoon

3. retreat (om bevægelse) move back


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe glacier retrogrades.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)retrograde


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s


Mindre specifikke termerdraw back, move back, pull away, pull back, recede, retire, retreat, withdraw

4. retreat (om kommunikation) make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him.
He backed out of his earlier promise.
The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)back away, back out, crawfish, crawfish out, pull back, pull in one's horns, withdraw


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningdraw back, move back, pull away, pull back, recede, retire, retreat, withdraw









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