Retreat  /rɪˈtriːt/  

Noun, Verb

Synonyms: Withdraw, retire, recede, shelter
Antonyms: Advance, attack, remain

Hindi: पीछे हटना
Punjabi: ਰਿਟ੍ਰਟ


1. (Of an army) withdraw from enemy forces as a result of their superior power or after a defeat.

2. Change one's mind or plans as a result of criticism or difficulty.

3. An act of moving back or withdrawing.

4. A signal for a military force to withdraw.

5. A quiet or secluded place in which one can rest and relax.

Plural Noun: Retreats.

Verb forms: Retreat, Retreated, Retreated.


The army must retreat and the order to do so must be given.