from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb Simple past tense and past participle of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun people who have retreated
Sorry, no etymologies found.
With Nortel and Alcatel-Lucent (a ALU) having retreated from the WiMAX market, one wonders: Who is going to win the WiMAX equipment sweepstakes?
What bothers me the most is to see how Democrats have retreated from a single-payer government-run option to Medicare buy-in and now all's on the table is an insurance mandate, a terrific gift for the private insurers.
The year in politics 2009
After her cartoon began to spark international controversy in April, Norris retreated from the Facebook-spread movement -- and sought meetings with Islamic leaders in Seattle.
Both the market reception and internet interest in this book have proved that even though Zhu has retreated from the limelight for so many years, his popularity is far from waning.
As the Captain retreated kicking, he attacked, leaping and slashing.
CHAPTER VI 2010
According to Starks, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has apparently retreated from a proposal by her fellow California Democrat, Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, to give the Government Accountability Office authority to audit the performance of the CIA and other intelligence agencies.
Senate approves intelligence authorization bill Jeff Stein 2010
While Contador seems to have retreated from the public eye after traces of clenbuterol were found in his system during a control at the 2010 Tour, he sticks to his daily routine in Pinto.
Ehrlich, who eight years ago turned to Prince George's for an African American running mate - Michael S. Steele, now chairman of the Republican National Committee - has largely retreated from the vote-rich county, focusing his campaign elsewhere.
Md. governor's race could hinge on black voter turnout John Wagner 2010
With Nortel and Alcatel-Lucent (a ALU) having retreated from the WiMAX market, one wonders: Who is going to win [...]
He also gave to his commanders impossible orders, such as to shoot all officers and enlisted men who retreated from a front line later in the war.   War crimes
Berlinski's Wisdom 2010