Definition of Retire


  • prepare for sleep
    "I usually turn in at midnight"
    "He goes to bed at the crack of dawn"
    - go to bed - turn in - crawl in - kip down - hit the hay - hit the sack - sack out - go to sleep
  • cause to get out
    "The pitcher retired three batters"
    "the runner was put out at third base"
    - strike out
  • cause to be out on a fielding play
    - put out
  • lose interest
    "he retired from life when his wife died"
  • dispose of (something no longer useful or needed)
    "She finally retired that old coat"
  • make (someone) retire
    "The director was retired after the scandal"
  • break from a meeting or gathering
    "We adjourned for lunch"
    "The men retired to the library"
  • withdraw from circulation or from the market, as of bills, shares, and bonds
  • pull back or move away or backward
    "The enemy withdrew"
    "The limo pulled away from the curb"
    - pull away - draw back - pull back - move back
  • withdraw from active participation
    "He retired from chess"
  • go into retirement
    stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position
    "He retired at age 68"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble retire

30 unscramble word found using the letters retire.

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