retreat - definition and synonyms

 
verb [intransitive] 

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/rɪˈtriːt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyretreat
he/she/itretreats
present participleretreating
past tenseretreated
past participleretreated
  1. 4
    to move a chesspiece back to a previous position during a game of chess