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re-treat

[ree-treet]
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verb (used with or without object)
  1. to treat again.

Origin of re-treat

First recorded in 1880–85; re- + treat
Can be confusedre-treat retreat
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Examples from the Web for re-treat

Historical Examples

  • He never ate where he killed, and he never left a track that betrayed his re-treat.

    Wild Animals I Have Known

    Ernest Thompson Seton


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