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Overview of verb retire

The verb retire has 11 senses? (first 7 from tagged texts)
1. (18) retire

(go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68")

2. (7) retire, withdraw

(withdraw from active participation; "He retired from chess")

3. (2) withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move back

(pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb")

4. (1) retire

(withdraw from circulation or from the market, as of bills, shares, and bonds)

5. (1) adjourn, withdraw, retire

(break from a meeting or gathering; "We adjourned for lunch"; "The men retired to the library")

6. (1) retire

(make (someone) retire; "The director was retired after the scandal")

7. (1) retire

(dispose of (something no longer useful or needed); "She finally retired that old coat")

8. retire, withdraw

(lose interest; "he retired from life when his wife died")

9. put out, retire

(cause to be out on a fielding play)

10. retire, strike out

(cause to get out; "The pitcher retired three batters"; "the runner was put out at third base")

11. go to bed, turn in, bed, crawl in, kip down, hit the hay, hit the sack, sack out, go to sleep, retire

(prepare for sleep; "I usually turn in at midnight"; "He goes to bed at the crack of dawn")

Overview of adj retired

The adj retired has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (11) retired

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