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KK Pronunciation

〔 rIˋtaIr 〕


〔 riˊtaiә 〕

Overview of verb retire

The verb retire has 11 senses

  • retire -- (go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68")

  • retire, withdraw -- (withdraw from active participation; "He retired from chess")

  • withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move back -- (pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb")

  • retire -- (withdraw from circulation or from the market, as of bills, shares, and bonds)

  • adjourn, withdraw, retire -- (break from a meeting or gathering; "We adjourned for lunch"; "The men retired to the library")

  • retire -- (make (someone) retire; "The director was retired after the scandal")

  • retire -- (dispose of (something no longer useful or needed); "She finally retired that old coat")

  • retire, withdraw -- (lose interest; "he retired from life when his wife died")

  • put out, retire -- (cause to be out on a fielding play)

  • retire, strike out -- (cause to get out; "The pitcher retired three batters"; "the runner was put out at third base")

  • go to bed, turn in, bed, crawl in, kip down, hit the hay, hit the sack, sack out, go to sleep, retire -- (prepare for sleep; "I usually turn in at midnight"; "He goes to bed at the crack of dawn")