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Webster Dictionary

  1. Retreating

    of Retreat


  1. Retreating

    Glaciers that are currently shrinking in overall length (as measured over an elapsed span of time, usually years or decades, to date) due to melting or lack of snowfall at their source are considered to be retreating.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of retreating in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of retreating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Douglas MacArthur:

    We are not retreating - we are advancing in another Direction.

  2. Norman Mailer:

    Every moment of one's existence one is growing into more or retreating into less.

  3. America President Cecil Roberts:

    Shaking our fists at Washington, D.C., and retreating behind our mountains simply won't cut it anymore.

  4. Steve Loomis:

    One order is to create space, that is retreating. When they (protesters) see we are on our heels, it is a victory for them.

  5. Carsten Fritsch:

    What we see still is extreme volatility, i would not be surprised to see prices retreating again by a big margin in coming days.

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