[ ree-treet ]
/ riˈtrit /

verb (used with or without object)

to treat again.

Origin of re-treat

First recorded in 1880–85; re- + treat

Can be confused

re-treat retreat Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for re-treat

  • 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