Translation of "retreat" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /rɪˈtriːt/ us /rɪˈtrit/

When soldiers retreat, they move away from the enemy, especially to avoid fighting.

batirse en retirada
The army was forced to retreat.
noun uk /rɪˈtriːt/ us /rɪˈtrit/

a move back by soldiers or an army, either because they have been defeated or in order to avoid fighting

Enemy soldiers are now in retreat.

(Translation of “retreat” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /riˈtriːt/

to move back or away from a battle (usually because the enemy is winning)

retirarse, batirse en retirada
After a hard struggle, they were finally forced to retreat.

to withdraw; to take oneself away

He retreated to the peace of his own room.

(Translation of “retreat” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)