Definition of Retire in English :
Define Retire in English
Retire meaning in English
Meaning of Retire in English
Pronunciation of Retire in English
Retire pronunciation in English
Pronounce Retire in Englishsee synonyms of retire
go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position
Example Sentences:'He retired at age 68'
2. retire, withdraw
withdraw from active participation
Example Sentences:'He retired from chess'
pull back or move away or backward
Example Sentences:'The enemy withdrew''The limo pulled away from the curb'
withdraw from circulation or from the market, as of bills, shares, and bonds
break from a meeting or gathering
Example Sentences:'We adjourned for lunch''The men retired to the library'
make (someone) retire
Example Sentences:'The director was retired after the scandal'
dispose of (something no longer useful or needed)
Example Sentences:'She finally retired that old coat'
8. retire, withdraw
Example Sentences:'he retired from life when his wife died'
10. retire, strike out
cause to get out
Example Sentences:'The pitcher retired three batters''the runner was put out at third base'
prepare for sleep
Example Sentences:'I usually turn in at midnight''He goes to bed at the crack of dawn'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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