What is the opposite of retreat?

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Noun
Opposite of an act of moving back or withdrawing
“The King's men saw the advancement of the enemy battalions and were instantly overcome by fear.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of altering one's opinion about something
“The problem arises when people have a strict adherence to the notion that states will police themselves.”
Noun
Opposite of the state of being secluded or shut out, as from company, society, the world, etc.
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Opposite of an act of leaving a place
Noun
Opposite of a state in which one is not observed or disturbed by other people
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Opposite of the action or fact of abandoning or fleeing from a place or group
Noun
Opposite of place to hide, have privacy
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Opposite of shelter or protection from danger
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Opposite of a place giving protection from bad weather or danger
Noun
Opposite of a trip or a set amount of traveling
“He agreed that the immobility caused by her illness could have played a part in her decline.”
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Opposite of the movement or flow of the tide out to sea
Noun
Opposite of a pleasant or peaceful area or period in the midst of a difficult or hectic place or situation
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Opposite of an extended period of leisure and recreation, especially one involving travel
Noun
Opposite of an act or incidence of defecting
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Opposite of the act of seceding
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Opposite of the action of ceasing to resist an opponent or demand
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Opposite of a journey or excursion, especially for pleasure
Noun
Opposite of an animal's burrow
“I looked down at my feet and I saw an ant mound.”
Noun
Opposite of the preservation from danger or harm provided by a place or location
“Should I stay where I am, conserving energy and minimizing exposure to predators, or should I explore my environment, with the possibility of finding food and shelter?”
Noun
Opposite of an act of breaking free from confinement or control
“After the capture of the rebels, other slaves who managed to escape were also captured.”
Verb
Opposite of to retreat from something frightening or dangerous
“When they saw an opportunity to gain territory, the armed forces decided to advance into the capital.”
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Opposite of to ebb or flow out
“We could see the tide approach, and the children's toys were at risk of being washed away.”
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Opposite of to alter one's opinion about something
“I stand by my opinion that he is guilty.”
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Opposite of to flee or run away from something or from a place
Verb
Opposite of to move or depart to another place
“We decided to remain at the beach for a couple of hours and wait for the sunset.”
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Opposite of to go or move back or further away from a previous position
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Opposite of to leave or absent oneself from a place, sometimes temporarily
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Opposite of to flee or run away
“We all quickly moved forward down a small ravine and then started up and were told to hold ground.”
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Opposite of to retreat from something frightening or dangerous
“Despite pundits opining that Joe was out of his depth, he would ultimately still face his imposing opponent.”
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Opposite of annul, cancel a command
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Opposite of to split or withdraw from a union, alliance or organization
“He wanted to join the Star Knights, the fabled special forces unit comprised of only the strongest and most valiant soldiers.”
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Opposite of to take refuge or seclude oneself
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Opposite of to retreat from something frightening or dangerous
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