Noun Definition


1.Definition: (military) a bugle call signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset

Category: General

2.Definition: (military) a signal to begin a withdrawal from a dangerous position

Category: General

3.Definition: (military) withdrawal of troops to a more favorable position to escape the enemy's superior forces or after a defeat

"The disorderly retreat of French troops"

Category: General

4.Definition: a place of privacy; a place affording peace and quiet

Category: Places

5.Definition: an area where you can be alone

Related Noun(s):hideaway

Category: Objects

6.Definition: the act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)

Category: General

7.Definition: withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation

"The religious retreat is a form of vacation activity"

Related Noun(s):retirement

Category: General