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RETIRE





Definition:

  1. [verb] go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68"

  2. [verb] withdraw from active participation; "He retired from chess"
    Synonyms: withdraw

  3. [verb] pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
    Synonyms: withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, move back

  4. [verb] move back and away from; "The enemy fell back"
    Synonyms: recede, fall back

  5. [verb] withdraw from circulation or from the market, as of bills, shares, and bonds

  6. [verb] break from a meeting or gathering; "We adjourned for lunch"; "The men retired to the library"
    Synonyms: adjourn, withdraw

  7. [verb] make (someone) retire; "The director was retired after the scandal"

  8. [verb] dispose of; as of old clothes; "She finally retired that old coat"
    Synonyms: pension off

  9. [verb] lose interest; "he retired from life when his wife died"
    Synonyms: withdraw

  10. [verb] cause to be out on a fielding play
    Synonyms: put out

  11. [verb] cause to retire; "The pitcher retired three batters"; "the runner was put out at third base"
    Synonyms: strike out

  12. [verb] go to bed in order to sleep; "I usually turn in at midnight"; "He turns out at the crack of dawn"
    Synonyms: go to bed, turn in, bed, crawl in, kip down, hit the hay, hit the sack, sack out, go to sleep

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