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Retreat

Antonyms for retreat:

take on, advance, arrival, come.

Synonyms for retreat:

Sense 1

refuge, convent, cloister, hiding place, backpedal, summerhouse, disperse, renege, peel off, swerve, respite, ricochet, time out, stand back, returning, pullout, breathing space, harbor, fallback, haunt, back up, backtrack, double back, oasis, fan out, breather, nunnery, attack, draw away, provide against, Retrocede, deflect, departure, pullback, inner sanctum, quietude, bolthole, rebound.

Sense 2

Halfway House, hermitage, come away, exit, battle, childproof, fork, scatter, relaxation, divert, sidestep, safety, give way, fig leaf, R and R, safe haven, stash, island, back, sanctuary, veer, haven, reaction.

Sense 3

reel, give, ebb, cell, stand aside, asylum.

Sense 4

shrink, hedge, protection, wander, comfort, cache, evade.

Sense 5

bail out, pull.

Sense 6

camouflage.

Sense 8

change.

Sense 9

rest, part, turn.

Sense 15

miss.

Sense 25

break.

arbor

bower.

back

fall back.

back away

crawfish.

back down

pull back.

back off

back down.

backtrack

backpedal.

den

nest.

detachment

isolation.

draw back

take away.

escape

bail out.

flight

hegira, rout.

give

give way.

give in

knuckle under.

hide out

lair.

lag

drop back.

recede

recede, Retrocede.

recess

cove.

removal

withdrawal.

resort

sanatorium.

retire

give place.

shelter

cover.

tunnel

burrow.

vanish

disappear.

withdraw

draw away.

withdrawal

evacuation.

Sense 2 (noun)

sanctuary, cloister, asylum, security, privacy, haven, harbor, haunt, cell, hermitage, cover, convent, shelter, refuge.

Sense 3 (noun)

battle, leave.

Sense 4 (noun)

protection, attack, safety.

Sense 7 (noun)

cache, hiding place.

Sense 8 (noun)

breather, rest, relaxation, comfort, breathing space, quietude, respite, time out, break.

Sense 9 (noun)

hedge, miss, provide against, evade.

abandonment (noun)

desertion.

avoidance (noun)

shirking, declination, escape, avoidance, circumvention, evasion, disdain, abstinence, elusion, flight.

cover (noun)

harborage.

departure (noun)

retirement, hegira, flight, evacuation, withdrawal, ebb.

escape (noun)

hideaway.

leaving (noun)

departure, exit.

oasis (noun)

oasis.

place one goes for peace (noun)

hiding place, harbor, privacy, haunt, hideaway, cloister, refuge, cell, shelter, cover, asylum, sanctuary, convent, haven, security, hermitage, den.

poverty (noun)

poorhouse.

recession (noun)

regression, recession, Retrocession.

refuge (noun)

asylum, shelter.

regression (noun)

retrogression.

retreat (noun)

retirement, withdraw, move back, pull away, retrograde, retire, hideaway, pull in one's horns, recede, back away, back out, crawfish out, draw back, pull back, crawfish.

safety (noun)

security.

seclusion (noun)

privacy, isolation, retirement.

escape (verb)

run away.

motion (verb)

retrograde.

pull back, go away (verb)

sequester, evade, back down, back out, back away, withdraw, disengage, reel, move back, back off, regress, recede, draw back, backtrack, shrink, Retrocede, retire, fall back, back, recoil, retrograde, escape, leave.

recede (verb)

flee, recede, regress, backslide.

withdraw (verb)

secede, recoil, drop out, back off, back out of, back down.

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