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retired, past tense; retired, past participle; retires, 3rd person singular present; retiring, present participle;
  1. Leave one's job and cease to work, typically upon reaching the normal age for leaving employment
    • - he retired from the navy in 1966
  2. Compel (an employee) to leave their job, esp. before they have reached such an age
    • - the home office retired him
  3. (of an athlete) Cease to play competitively
    • - he retired from football several years ago
  4. (of an athlete) Withdraw from a race or match, typically as a result of accident or injury
    • - he was forced to retire to the bench
    • - Stewart retired hurt
  5. Put out (a batter); cause (a side) to end a turn at bat
    • - the pitcher retired twelve batters in a row
  6. Withdraw (a bill or note) from circulation or currency

  7. Pay off or cancel (a debt)
    • - the debt is to be retired from state gaming-tax receipts
  8. Withdraw to or from a particular place
    • - she retired into the bathroom with her toothbrush
  9. (of a military force) Retreat from an enemy or an attacking position
    • - lack of numbers compelled the cavalry to retire
  10. Order (a military force) to retreat
    • - the general retired all his troops
  11. (of a jury) Leave the courtroom to decide the verdict of a trial

  12. Go to bed
    • - everyone retired early that night

  1. go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68"
  2. withdraw: pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
  3. withdraw from circulation or from the market, as of bills, shares, and bonds
  4. adjourn: break from a meeting or gathering; "We adjourned for lunch"; "The men retired to the library"
  5. make (someone) retire; "The director was retired after the scandal"
  6. dispose of (something no longer useful or needed); "She finally retired that old coat"
  7. Retirement is the point where a person stops employment completely (or decides to leave the labor force if he or she is unemployed). A person may also semi-retire by reducing work hours. ...
  8. (Retirement (Beanie Baby)) The retirement of a Beanie Baby or a product from any line of Ty Inc., the manufacturer of Beanie Babies and other lines of collectibles, is its withdrawal from production. ...
  9. (Retired) Clients who are of legal age, stopped working and have withdrawn from one's occupation.
  10. (Retired) for the purposes of receiving a retirement benefit, you are ‘retired’ when you satisfy one of the following conditions:
  11. (Retired (as Disposition)) The case can be brought up within the next year if the individual is arrested for anything. It is the judge’s decision and only he can take action. If the individual remains “clean,” then the case can be dismissed.
  12. (Retired (at MMBB)) At MMBB, the status of a retiree who is receiving an annuity.
  13. (Retired) A figurine that has been permanently removed from production. The molds are broken and the figurine is never produced again.
  14. (Retired) A lighthouse is retired when the full edition size has been ordered by retail dealers. It does not mean that all of the production run has been shipped to dealers yet -- or even manufactured. ...
  15. (Retired) A service dog who must discontinue his working career due to health, age, or other factors.  It adopts the lifestyle of a pet and is no longer eligible for access.  It may still perform components of servie within the home, as physical condition and willingness allow.
  16. (Retired) License is in retired status and the licensee is exempt from renewal requirements. No practice is permitted.
  17. (Retired) Some members have "retired" listed as an industry or organization contributing to them. This means the individuals who contributed campaign money to a PAC, industry, or organization identified themselves as being retired from the workforce.
  18. (Retired) Steven John Nash[1], OBC (born February 7, 1974) is a Canadian professional basketball player. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...
  19. (Retired) The claimant was disqualified due to retiring.
  20. (Retired) Where the individual is no longer working.
  21. (Retired) a piece that the manufacturer has decided to stop making - from that point it will only be available on the secondary market.
  22. (Retired) includes Marines on the Temporary Disability Retired List, Permanent Disability Retired List, Fleet Marine Corps Reserve, or the retired list.
  23. (retired) Died. For some strange reason, the X series refuses the use the word “dead” but instead goes around saying things like “Mavericks are retiring Reploids! ...
  24. (retired) backwards, e.g. retired expert = ECA (ACE backwards)
  25. Retired persons who did not work either full- or part-time during the survey period.