- 退 [tuì]
- （向后移动） retreat; draw back; move back:
draw back; fall back; retreat; 后退
difficult to advance or to retreat; 进退两难- （使向后移动） cause to move back; remove; withdraw:
repulse the enemy; 退敌
remove a cartridge from the breech of a gun; unload a gun 把子弹退出来- （退出） quit; withdraw from:
withdraw from a mess; 退伙
quit school 退学- （减退; 下降） recede; ebb; decline:
arrest perspiration; 退汗
The floodwater receded. 洪水退了。- （颜色变淡） fade:
The colours fade into one another. 各种颜色退得分不清了。- （退还） give back; return:
return to the sender; 退回原主- （撤销已定的事） cancel; rescind; break off:
rescind a contract; 退合同
break off an engagement 退亲
When he retired he felt that he had outlived his usefulness.
That retired woman is a baby-sitter.
Members of the jury, you must now retire to consider your verdict.
He withdrew his horse from the race.
My father retired at the age of 60.
The soldiers had to retreat when they were beaten in battle.
The enemy was forced to retreat.
The enemy retreated in great confusion.