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Definitions of retire:
  • verb:   dispose of; as of old clothes
    Example: "She finally retired that old coat"
  • verb:   go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position
    Example: "He retired at age 68"
  • verb:   withdraw from active participation
    Example: "He retired from chess"
  • verb:   make (someone) retire
    Example: "The director was retired after the scandal"
  • verb:   withdraw from circulation or from the market, as of bills, shares, and bonds
  • verb:   cause to retire
    Example: "The pitcher retired three batters"
  • verb:   lose interest
    Example: "He retired from life when his wife died"
  • verb:   go to bed in order to sleep
  • verb:   cause to be out on a fielding play
  • verb:   break from a meeting or gathering
    Example: "The men retired to the library"
  • verb:   move back and away from
  • verb:   pull back or move away or backward

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