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


Delve

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Delve

  • (verb) reach inside a receptacle and search for something. “she delved in her pocket”
  • (verb) research or make painstaking inquiries into something. “the society is determined to delve deeper into the matter”
  • (verb) dig; excavate. “when Adam delved and Eve span, who was then the gentleman?”

Delve meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • गहन शोध करना, खूब छानबीन करना, खोजना, उलट-पुलटकर ढूंढ़ना, खोदना, तल्लीन करना

Delve origin

  • Old English delfan ‘dig’, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch delve.

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

  • Sonia shattered the perception that foreigners cannot lead the Indian …, Back in 1998, Vaiju Naravane, a veteran Indian journalist, travelled to the … in Indian politics, and Naravane wanted to delve into her childhood …
  • India Ends Kashmir Autonomy, Massacres Rock US: Weekend Reads, Delve into these and other stories about the top events in the past seven days with the latest edition of Weekend Reads. Click here for more of …
  • Culinary unity: Ideas and recipes behind many Indian dishes, are in …, That we have a range of such dishes that unite India means our cuisine is … The more you delve into the history of Indian cuisines the more you …
  • Delhi court convicts man for bursting non-green crackers, … contain harmful chemicals, which are termed ‘green crackers’, and the Union of India was asked to delve on the subject”. As per court records …
  • Smashing Stereotypes: At 14, She Was India’s Youngest Female Dhol …, Are you a lover of history and tradition? Want to delve into forgotten ancient games of India? Check options here.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Delve

  • delve sounds like shelves..you delve out the shelves for your girlfriends photo..
  • Sounds like Dell. My Dell machine is crashed. Now I want to INVESTIGATE why it is crashed?

Delve pronunciation


Fray

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Fray

  • (verb) (of a fabric, rope, or cord) unravel or become worn at the edge, typically through constant rubbing. “cheap fabric soon frays”
  • (verb) (of a person’s nerves or temper) show the effects of strain. “as the temperature rose, tempers frayed”
  • (verb) (of a male deer) rub (a bush or small tree) with the head in order to remove the velvet from newly formed antlers, or to mark territory during the rut. “bucks mark their territory by fraying small trees”
  • (noun) a situation of intense competitive activity. “ten companies intend to bid for the contract, with three more expected to enter the fray”
  • (noun) a battle or fight. “he charged into the thick of the fray and went down fighting”

Fray meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दंगा , प्रतिस्पर्धा, लड़ाई, लड़ाई, कलह, झगड़ा, डराना, चिढ़ना, झगड़ कर तय करना, घिस जाना, उधेड़ना

Fray origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French freiier, from Latin fricare ‘to rub’.
  • late Middle English: from archaic fray ‘to quarrel’, from affray ‘startle’, from Anglo-Norman French afrayer (see affray).

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

  • India bests China in election to UN body, They made a statement of sorts Tuesday when India’s Jagjit Pavadia was … The election was tough with 15 candidates in the fray for five seats.
  • Lok Sabha elections, India Today’s Data Intelligence Unit (DIU) has found … There are four men and four women in the fray, making women …
  • India is scheduled to get two very large crude carriers with 4 million … Adding to the fray is India’s impressive export segment of petroleum
  • India’s Ganemat Sekhon today returned the joint third-best score in the … Two other Indians in the fray — Maheshwari Chauhan with 66 and …
  • Chandigarh: In Haryana, 223 candidates have been left in fray for election to 10 Lok Sabha seats after withdrawal of nomination by ten …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Fray

  • wen v fry somthin it makes lot of noise.
  • we only pray to God only when we are in the fray

Fray pronunciation


Rummage

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Rummage

  • (verb) search unsystematically and untidily through something; “he rummaged in his pocket for a handkerchief”
  • find (something) by rummaging; “Mick rummaged up his skateboard”
  • (of a customs officer) make a thorough search of (a vessel); “our brief was to rummage as many of the vessels as possible”
  • (noun) an unsystematic and untidy search; “open up the box and have a rummage around”
  • a thorough search of a vessel by a customs officer; “a rummage of the vessel revealed eighty cases of cigars”

Rummage (रुम्माज / रूममगे / रुममगे) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • खोजना, छान मारना, खूब तलाश करना, उथल-पुथल करते हुए खोजना, ढूंढ मचाना, चप्पा चप्पा छान मारना, खोज, छानबीन, प्रथम आमाशय, फुटकर सामान, छान-बीन

Rummage origin

  • late 15th century: from Old French arrumage, from arrumer ‘stow (in a hold)’, from Middle Dutch ruim‘room’. In early use the word referred to the arranging of items such as casks in the hold of a ship, giving rise (early 17th century) to the verb sense ‘make a search of (a vessel’).

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

  • Bin raiders explain why they rummage through rubbish for cash.
  • Oh Man, its time to rummage in the freezer for a new Booker sponsor.
  • They go into it, rummage through it, steal the value things out of the car.
  • “Oh my gosh, it’s disgusting, it’s disgusting to have someone come and rummage through your fridge and eat your food,” said Jordan.
  • Shoppers who arrive unprepared can rummage through bins of free miscellaneous containers or purchase reusable packaging.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of rummage

  • yeh rumaal ageo (saalo) se dhoond raha hoon.

Rummage pronunciation