Retreat

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Retreat

  • (verb) (of an army) withdraw from enemy forces as a result of their superior power or after a defeat. “the French retreated in disarray”
  • (verb) move back or withdraw. “it becomes so hot that the lizards retreat into the shade”
  • (verb) withdraw to a quiet or secluded place. “after the funeral he retreated to Scotland”
  • (verb) change one’s mind or plans as a result of criticism or difficulty. “his proposals were clearly unreasonable and he was forced to retreat”
  • (verb) (of shares) decline in value. “the company reported healthy figures but the shares retreated”
  • (verb) move (a piece) back from a forward or threatened position on the board.
  • (noun) an act of moving back or withdrawing. “a speedy retreat”
  • (noun) an act of changing one’s mind or plans as a result of criticism or difficulty. “the trade unions made a retreat from their earlier position”
  • (noun) a signal for a military force to withdraw.  “the bugle sounded a retreat”
  • (noun) a quiet or secluded place in which one can rest and relax. “their country retreat in Ireland”
  • (noun) a period or place of seclusion for the purposes of prayer and meditation. “the bishop is away on his annual retreat”
  • (noun) a decline in the value of shares. “a gloomy stock market forecast sent share prices into a rapid retreat”

Retreat meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पीछे हटना, चले जाना, आश्रयस्थल, गिराना, एकान्त वास, भागना, वापस होना, कीमत कम होना, वापसी का संकेत, कम होना, चला जाना, निर्णय बदलना, वापसी, आश्रय, निर्जन स्थान, पीछे हटना, शरण, स्थान छोड़ना

Retreat origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French retret (noun), retraiter (verb), from Latin retrahere ‘pull back’ (see retract)

Retreat in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Fact Check: Bangladesh site uses old image of Pak Army, social …, As the war cry intensifies, Indian soldiers deployed in Kashmir … that India has deployed an additional 20,000 troops to check the retreat of its …
  • Independence Day 2019: Beating Retreat Celebrated At Attari-Wagah …, Attari: Thousands of people converged at the Attari-Wagah joint check post between India and Pakistan on Thursday evening to be a part of the …
  • India equity valuations retreat as hope trade takes a back seat, Indian equities have given up their post-election gains. Dalal Street’s euphoria fizzled out when no big-bang stimulus was announced in the …
  • Taki: A Quiet Retreat on Bengal’s Ichamati River … Hordes of people on both sides of India and Bangladesh come to witness the immersion …
  • Bharti Singh, Aditya Narayan and more spotted at Beating Retreat …, Attari: It’s time for Beating Retreat ceremony at the India-Pakistan border in Wagah, and the vibrant air has an extra dash of anticipation.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Retreat 

  • retreat=suppose if someone asks for re(again) treat….you will avoid him.move back from from him ie withdraw

Retreat pronunciation


Evacuate

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Evacuate

  • (verb) remove (someone) from a place of danger to a safer place. “several families were evacuated from their homes”
  • (verb) leave or cause the occupants to leave (a place of danger). “fire alarms forced staff to evacuate the building”
  • (verb) (of troops) withdraw from (a place). “the last British troops evacuated the Canal Zone”
  • (verb) remove air, water, or other contents from (a container). “when it springs a leak, evacuate the pond”
  • (verb) empty (the bowels or another bodily organ). “patients evacuated their bowels before dialysis”
  • (verb) discharge (faeces or other matter) from the body. “the bowel functions to evacuate solid waste products”

Evacuate meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • खाली कराना, छोड़ना, निकालना, ले जाना, हटा देना, मलोत्सर्ग करना, शून्य करना, रिक्त करना, छोड़ देना, खाली कराना, ख़ाली करना, छोड़कर अन्यत्र जाना

Evacuate origin

  • late Middle English (in the sense ‘clear the contents of’): from Latin evacuat- ‘(of the bowels) emptied’, from the verb evacuare, from e- (variant of ex- ) ‘out of’ + vacuus ‘empty’.

Evacuate in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Cyclone Fani: 3 dead in India and Bangladesh, millions evacuated, A powerful cyclone has lashed coastal areas of eastern India with torrential rain and winds gusting up to 200km an hour, killing at least three …
  • Clean-up operation begins after deadly Cyclone Fani hits India and about 1.1 million people were evacuated away from the coast; in Bangladesh, 1.6 million were evacuated. In India and Bangladesh, …
  • ‘Won’t Be Able to Evacuate Them Later’: Sushma Swaraj Urges …, Swaraj tweeted, “Even after massive evacuation from Libya and the travel ban, there are over 500 Indian nationals in Tripoli. The situation in …
  • Admin directs to evacuate 926 dilapidated houses, Kanpur: The district administration has geared itself to face the cyclonic storm Fani, and appointed ADM (finance) Virendra Pandey as nodal …
  • Root of the matter…, We had to evacuate and find refuge away from the affected zones. … the LOC, came under the territory of India, after the 1971 Indo-Pak conflict.

Evacuate pronunciation


Abscond

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Abscond English Hindi meaning

Abscond Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture Dictionary

Abscond [ab-skond]

  • (verb) leave hurriedly and secretly, typically to escape from custody or avoid arrest

Abscond (ऐब्स्कान्ड) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • फ़रार होना,भाग जाना

Abscond Origin

  • mid 16th century (in the sense ‘hide, conceal oneself’): from Latin abscondere ‘hide’, from ab- ‘away, from’ + condere ‘stow’

Abscond in a sentence (usage in newspaper)

  • After conning the victims of huge sums of money, they abscond.
  • Probably that was one of the main reasons he chose to surrender and cooperate with his captors rather than abscond.
  • No one, howsoever mighty he or she maybe, has the right to abscond from the law.
  • In the attempt to abscond from the place he lost control of the vehicle and knocked against two checkpoint barricades one after the other.
  • Real estate tycoon Anil Kumar Sharma today claimed that he was not absconding after being named an accused in the murder of Balika.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of abscond

  • “Ab” – scond (“KAND”) – ‘Ab’ ‘kand’ karoge toh secrectly bhagna padega nahh

Abscond Pronunciation

Dhoom – John’s absconding scene