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    retire

    retire - Dictionary definition and meaning for word retire

    Definition
    (verb) go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position
    Example Sentence
    • He retired at age 68
    Definition
    (verb) withdraw from active participation
    Synonyms : withdraw
    Example Sentence
    • He retired from chess
    Definition
    (verb) pull back or move away or backward
    Example Sentence
    • The enemy withdrew
    • The limo pulled away from the curb
    Definition
    (verb) withdraw from circulation or from the market, as of bills, shares, and bonds Definition
    (verb) break from a meeting or gathering
    Synonyms : adjourn , withdraw
    Example Sentence
    • We adjourned for lunch
    • The men retired to the library
    Definition
    (verb) make (someone) retire
    Example Sentence
    • The director was retired after the scandal
    Definition
    (verb) dispose of (something no longer useful or needed)
    Example Sentence
    • She finally retired that old coat
    Definition
    (verb) lose interest
    Synonyms : withdraw
    Example Sentence
    • he retired from life when his wife died
    Definition
    (verb) cause to be out on a fielding play
    Synonyms : put out
    Definition
    (verb) cause to get out
    Synonyms : strike out
    Example Sentence
    • The pitcher retired three batters
    • the runner was put out at third base
    Definition
    (verb) prepare for sleep
    Example Sentence
    • I usually turn in at midnight
    • He goes to bed at the crack of dawn
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