To fall away or back; decline or recede.
To move back or away from a limit, point, or mark:
To draw back:
To retreat is to withdraw or back away, especially from a dangerous or unpleasant situation or from a military engagement.
(Archaic) To move or seem to move backward.
To cause to move backward or in a reverse direction:
To move backward quickly, as in boxing to avoid blows
To return to a previous point or subject, as in a lecture or discussion.
(Intransitive) To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer.
Forward is defined as toward the front, or toward something in advance.
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