Definitions for "retreat"
A special season of solitude and silence to engage in religious exercises.
A time spent in prayer and reflection. In most religious communities, including the ARs, an annual retreat is required for all members. The traditional length of a retreat is one week. An atmosphere of silence* pervades the retreat to contribute to the prayerful atmosphere. A retreat is a time in which work and other concerns are to be put aside in favor of the priority of renewing one's spiritual life.
special time of meditation away from your normal life
Keywords:  bugle, sunset, defeat, refuge, withdraw
The act of retiring or withdrawing one's self, especially from what is dangerous or disagreeable.
The place to which anyone retires; a place or privacy or safety; a refuge; an asylum.
The retiring of an army or body of men from the face of an enemy, or from any ground occupied to a greater distance from the enemy, or from an advanced position.
a concentrated focus of energy, made up of the qualities and energies of every member who has ever been a part of it
a great time to begin noticing the obvious about the spiritual life which includes the wonders of the world around us
a great way to accompany a friend or partner enrolled in a workshop or to take some time out just for yourself
pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
move back; "The glacier retrogrades"
A decrease in the length of a glacier compared to a previous point in time. As ice in a glacier is always moving forward, its terminus retreats when more ice is lost at the terminus to melting and/or calving than reaches the terminus. During retreat, ice in a glacier does not move back up the valley.
an intentional time apart to experience a new awareness of the presence of God
an opportunity for the governing body to come together and prepare to better meet the needs of the community
an opportunity to engender creativity -- a time to remove your nose from the grindstone and look to the hills, a chance to think about what ought to be -- and devise steps to get there
a chance for encounter with self
a controlled flight to safety, and a rout is your last-ditch chance as a general to get your men the hell out of whatever sticky situation they're embroiled in
a time to slow down, to be still, to reflect, to restore your spirit -- a time that allows you to encounter your deepest needs, feelings, values, and impulses away from the voices and needs of others
A focus of the Great White Brotherhood, usually on the etheric plane where the ascended masters preside. Retreats anchor one or more flames of the Godhead as well as the momentum of the masters' service and attainment for the balance of light in the four lower bodies of a planet and its evolutions. Retreats serve many functions for the councils of the Hierarchy ministering to the lifewaves of earth. Some retreats are open to unascended mankind, whose souls may journey to these focuses in their etheric body between their incarnations on earth and in their finer bodies during sleep.
A trip, or sometimes just a sleep over at the sorority house, where the members bond and get to know each other.
VICP Strategic Planning Retreat
The term retreat has several related meanings, all of which have in common the notion of safety or temporarily removing oneself from one's usual environment. A retreat can be taken for reasons related to spirituality, stress, health, lifestyle, or social or ecological concerns. Increasingly, organizations hold retreats to focus board and staff members on key issues such as strategic planning, enhancing communication and collaboration, problem-solving and creative thinking.
a resort located at Mahabaleshwar ( Maharashtra , India) on Panchgani Road
built in all thinkable places, but often location is species-typical; retreats on trees, under logs and rocks, in crevices, within the vegetation under leaves and debris attached to each other by silk threads; in web spiders, the retreat and the web are connected by a signal thread on to which the spider holds; some spiders have a specialized retreat (ie: the diving bell built by the European water spider); numerous types of silk lined tubes and burrows in the soil are constructed to serve as a retreat
an inner condition independent of the external situation
an invitation to touch into your inner rhythms in a secluded sanctuary
make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity; "We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him"; "He backed out of his earlier promise"; "The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns"
a council meeting which must be open to the public
Keywords:  pok, mon, benched, discard, corner
The act of taking your Active Pokémon and switching it with one of your Benched Pokémon. To retreat, you must discard Energy equal to the Retreat Cost of the Pokémon retreating. This cost is written in the lower right-hand corner of the card.
Keywords:  cadre, wiped, sacked, leaders, doesn't
When a city is captured, the defender must retreat. Retreating doesn't involve any movement. However, if the defender is unable to retreat, his entire command is wiped out: all units go to cadre and leaders are sacked. For how to determine whether a command can retreat, see the rules under Supply Lines.
a great time to read the reflections of other disciples of Jesus Christ and benefit from their experiences and insights
a very personal experience and it can be all that you need at this time in your life
a very personal experience and it can be what you need it to be
an ideal situation in which you can grow
an ideal way to get away from daily distractions and deal with often-neglected issues like team building, long-range planning, etc
Keywords:  lucky, treat
a treat and we are lucky to be here
an event for lesbian Latina women (and partners regardless of ethnicity)
To step back.
a time to find the inner steps to spiritual development, the steps common to all religions
To move away from the opponent by stepping sequentially with first the rear foot, followed by the front foot, keeping the orientation of the feet constant, relative to each other.
Keywords:  rally, drop, rise, opposite, level
Drop in price level following a rise. opposite of rally.
Keywords:  judgement, habits, die, observe, learn
a great place to observe self-judgement, and it's a place to learn how to relate to these old habits in new ways
a place you go to live, not die
Keywords:  winner, real
a real winner
a gathering of people for fun, learning, growth, and community building
Keywords:  alone, area, you
an area where you can be alone
Keywords:  library, future, investment
an investment in the future of the library