Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Turkish translation of “retreat”

See all translations

retreat

verb [I]
 
 
/rɪˈtriːt/
When soldiers retreat, they move away from the enemy, especially to avoid fighting.
geri çekilmek; cephe hattından çekilmek; mücadeleden/şavaştan vazgeçmek; uzaklaşmak, geri gitmek
The army was forced to retreat.Responding to an attack
retreat to/into, etc to go away to a place or situation which is safer or quieter
daha güvenli ve sakin bir yere gitmek; gizlenmek/saklanmak
She retreated into the bathroom for some peace and quiet.Running away and escaping
(Definition of retreat verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “retreat” in Turkish

Definitions of “retreat” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

sail

When a boat or a ship sails, it travels on the water.

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More