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


Peter

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Peter 

  • (verb) decrease or fade gradually before coming to an end. “the storm had petered out”

Peter meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • क्षीण होना, फीका करना

Peter origin

  • early 19th century: of unknown origin.

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

  • ICC World Cup 2019: India equal unwanted world record with loss …, The Indian cricket team’s unbeaten run in the ICC World Cup 2019 … Title contenders India weren’t up to the task as their chase petered out on …
  • Know your candidate: DMK announces nominees for Rajya Sabha …, After the DMK’s rival and ruling party All India Anna Dravida … ensured I missed some of them!) but it petered out in an anti-climax,” he tweeted.
  • A World Cup lost and found, India had lost each of its three matches: England bowled out India for 63; New … On home turf, India’s campaign petered out with a whimper.
  • View: Doubts over India’s GDP numbers may continue for sometime, Until that is done, doubts about India’s GDP numbers will continue. … recovery post-demonetisation having petered out — the focus had, in any …
  • A ‘pride’ that roared on the streets of Kolkata yet again, By the time darkness descended, they had accomplished India’s first … emails even as planned participation from other cities petered out.

Peter pronunciation


Mutiny

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Mutiny

  • (noun) an open rebellion against the proper authorities, especially by soldiers or sailors against their officers. “a mutiny by those manning the weapons could trigger a global war”
  • (verb) refuse to obey the orders of a person in authority. “thousands of the soldiers mutinied over the non-payment of wages”

Mutiny meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • गदर, बगावत, बलवा, विद्रोह, बगावत करना, सैन्य-विद्रोह, बलवा करना, विद्रोह करना, दंगा करना, बगावत करना, बग़ावत करना

Mutiny origin

  • mid 16th century: from obsolete mutine ‘rebellion’, from French mutin ‘mutineer’, based on Latin movere‘to move’.

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

  • Mamata’s ‘mutiny‘ cry, Mamata Banerjee on Thursday likened her efforts to dismantle the Narendra Modi government to the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857, loading the …
  • Mutiny in the Barracks, Fate has not been kind to flag-bearers of mutiny in Barrackpore, the provenance of two abortive raj-era rebellions against the British East India …
  • Mutiny in Awadh between the BJP and the Mahagathbandhan, Mutiny in Awadh between the BJP and the Mahagathbandhan. By Meenal … Ours is that a mutiny is undeniably underway in Uttar Pradesh.
  • Woman Manager’s Mutiny at Microsoft Reprises Damore’s at Google, The news about what appears to be a cyber-mutiny appeared in Quartz, an online publication that reports on the “global economy,” which …
  • Kerala and Sanju Samson looking to go one step further, The ODI between India and West Indies was scheduled to be … room was rocked by mutiny that threatened to derail the team’s campaign.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Mutiny

  • mutant cells are rebellion against normal cells and cause different disease like cancer..
  • mutants in xmen were rebelled against

Mutiny pronunciation


Curb

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Curb

  • (noun) a check or restraint on something. “plans to introduce tougher curbs on insider dealing”
  • (noun) a type of bit with a strap or chain attached which passes under a horse’s lower jaw, used as a check
  • (noun) a swelling on the back of a horse’s hock, caused by spraining a ligament.
  • (verb) restrain or keep in check. “she promised she would curb her temper”
  • (verb) restrain (a horse) by means of a curb.“both men were instinctively curbing their horses”
  • (verb) lead (a dog being walked) near the curb to urinate or defecate, in order to avoid soiling buildings, pavements, etc.

Curb meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • सांकल, नियंत्रण रखना, पटरी का किनारा लगान की कड़ी, निप्रह, नियंत्रण, फुटपाथ, अटकाव, कड़ी, दबाव, नियंत्रण, प्रतिबंध, प्रतिबन्ध, फुटपाथ, रुकावट, रोक, अधीन करना, अपने मन का बना लेना, लगान देना, नियंत्रण करना, नियंत्रण रखना, वश में रखना, नियंत्रण करना, रोकना

Curb origin

  • late 15th century (denoting a strap fastened to the bit): from Old French courber ‘bend, bow’, from Latin curvare

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

  • HIV prevention drug can curb the epidemic for high-risk groups in India
  • In India, alcohol consumption increased by 38%; this means adults in … to alcohol will help curb non-communicable diseases, says the report.
  • India to curb tea exports to Pak, Kolkata: Indian tea producers have said they are ready to curb exports to Pakistan as part of an economic offence in response to the Pulwama …
  • India can curb TB deaths by 28% of tuberculosis related deaths over the next 30 years by subsidising tests and supporting patients to …
  • India has decided to curb the import of “non-essential items” and take further measures to boost exports as New Delhi seeks to reduce its …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Curb

  • It was very difficult to CURB(control/restrain) myself after seeing those luscious CURVEs in her body. 😉

Curb pronunciation


Dredge

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Dredge

  • (verb) clear the bed of (a harbour, river, or other area of water) by scooping out mud, weeds, and rubbish with a dredge. “the lower stretch of the river had been dredged”
  • (verb) bring up or clear (something) from a river, harbour, or other area of water with a dredge. “mud was dredged out of the harbour”
  • (verb) bring something unwelcome and forgotten or obscure to people’s attention. “I don’t understand why you had to dredge up this story”
  • (noun) an apparatus for bringing up objects or mud from a river or seabed by scooping or dragging.

Dredge meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • सीपियों का जाल, तलकर्षण करना, बुरकना, जाल से पकड़ना, तलकर्षण करना, छिड़क देना, छिड़कना, डालना, झाम

Dredge origin

  • late 15th century (as a noun; originally in dredge-boat ): perhaps related to Middle Dutch dregghe‘grappling hook’.
  • late 16th century: from obsolete dredge ‘sweetmeat, mixture of spices’, from Old French dragie, perhaps via Latin from Greek tragēmata ‘spices’. Compare with dragée.

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

  • Global Dredging Market Latest Trend Gaining Momentum in Industry …
  • Four Port Trusts Buy Dredging Corporation of India
  • Cabinet Clears Strategic Sale Of Government Equity In Dredging
  • Plan to dredge out Ganga bed silt deposits
  • Pre-dredging survey at Chapora river mouth to deepen navigational …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Dredge

  • Dredge: dragging dead from the ground!

Dredge pronunciation