Retreating  /rɪˈtriːtɪŋ/  

Gerund or Present Participle

Synonyms: Receding, retiring, regressing,
Antonyms: Advancing, approaching

Hindi: पीछे हटना
Punjabi: ਵਾਪਸ ਜਾਣਾ


Retreating is a gerund or present participle of a word "RETREAT."


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.


Most glaciers have been retreating rather than flowing forward.