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

noun
 
 
/rɪˈtriːt/
MOVE [U, no plural] a move away, especially to a place or situation which is safer or quieter
daha güvenli yere/bölgeye gerileme/çekilme/hareket etme/intikal etme
He saw the dog coming towards him and beat a hasty retreat (= moved quickly away).Direction of motionPoints of the compassRunning away and escaping
MILITARY [C, U] a move back by soldiers or an army, especially to avoid fighting
cephe hattından geri çekilme; çekilme; savaştan/mücadeleden vazgeçme
a strategic retreatResponding to an attack
PLACE [C] a quiet place where you can go to rest or be alone
tenha/kafa dinlenecek yer, inziva köşesi, sığınak
a mountain retreatSafe and enclosed spaces
(Definition of retreat noun 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

escapism

a way of avoiding an unpleasant or boring life, especially by thinking, reading, etc. about more exciting but impossible activities

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More