Definitions for retire

Definitions for (verb) retire

Main entry: crawl in, retire, sack out, hit the hay, hit the sack, go to bed, go to sleep, turn in, bed, kip down

Definition: prepare for sleep

Usage: I usually turn in at midnight; He goes to bed at the crack of dawn

Main entry: retire, strike out

Definition: cause to get out

Usage: The pitcher retired three batters; the runner was put out at third base

Main entry: put out, retire

Definition: cause to be out on a fielding play

Main entry: withdraw, retire

Definition: lose interest

Usage: he retired from life when his wife died

Main entry: retire, retreat, pull away, pull back, recede, withdraw, draw back, move back

Definition: pull back or move away or backward

Usage: The enemy withdrew; The limo pulled away from the curb

Main entry: retire

Definition: dispose of (something no longer useful or needed)

Usage: She finally retired that old coat

Main entry: retire

Definition: go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position

Usage: He retired at age 68

Main entry: retire, withdraw

Definition: withdraw from active participation

Usage: He retired from chess

Main entry: retire

Definition: make (someone) retire

Usage: The director was retired after the scandal

Main entry: adjourn, withdraw, retire

Definition: break from a meeting or gathering

Usage: We adjourned for lunch; The men retired to the library

Main entry: retire

Definition: withdraw from circulation or from the market, as of bills, shares, and bonds

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