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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Retreat  \Re*treat"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Retreated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Retreating}.] 
  To  make  a  retreat;  to  retire  from  any  position  or  place  to 
  withdraw;  as  the  defeated  army  retreated  from  the  field. 
 
  The  rapid  currents  drive  Towards  the  retreating  sea 
  their  furious  tide.  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  retreating 
  adj  :  moving  back  or  away  [ant:  {advancing}] 




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