retreat englannista suomeksi
vetääntyä, lähteä pois, peräytyä, perääntyä
(RQ:Shakespeare All's Well)
A peaceful, quiet place affording privacy or security.
1692, (w), "Fable 100: An Old Man and a Lion", ''Fables of Aesop'', page 115
- ... he built his son a house of pleasure, on purpose to keep him out of harm's way; and spared neither art nor cost to make it a delicious retreat.
- That pleasing shade they sought, a soft retreat / From sudden April showers, a shelter from the heat.
A period of retirement, seclusion, or solitude.
A period of meditation, prayer or study.
Withdrawal by military force from a dangerous position or from enemy attack.
A signal for a military withdrawal.
A bugle call or drumbeat signaling the lowering of the flag at sunset, as on a military base.
A military ceremony to lower the flag.
The move of a piece from a threatened position.
To withdraw military forces
To slope back.
(quote-book)|publisher=William Heinemann|location=London|page=111|passage=His face was a fair weakness, his chin retreated, and his hair lay in crisp, almost flaxen curls on his low forehead; his eyes were rather large, pale blue, and blankly staring.
''a retreating forehead''
a location for such activities