1. I
  1. 1〔後退する〕retreat
    • 彼は一歩退いた
    • He took a step backward.
  1. 2〔引き下がる〕withdraw
    • 親戚の人たちは別室に退いた
    • The relatives withdrew [retired] to another room.
  1. II
  1. 1〔引退する〕retire;〔職をやめる〕resign ((from))
    • 政界から退く
    • retire from the political world
    • 大学の職を退く決心をした
    • I decided to resign from my university post.
  1. 2〔譲歩する〕concede
    • 彼は一歩も退かなかった
    • He 「held his ground [《口》 didn't budge an inch].
  1. move (out of the way); make room [way] ((for));〔わきへ〕step aside;〔後ろへ〕step back
    • じゃまにならないようにわきへどきなさい
    • Move to the side so you'll be out of the way.
    • どいてくれ
    • Get out of my [the] way!
  1. 1しりぞく(退く)
    • 彼の強引さに彼らはひいてしまった
    • They were repelled [put off/《口》 turned off] by his aggressiveness.
  1. 2やめる(止める)
  1. 3たいがく(退学)