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Retire

Definition

[v] go to bed in order to sleep; "I usually turn in at midnight"; "He turns out at the crack of dawn"
[v] in baseball; "The pitcher retired three batters"
[v] lose interest; "he retired from life when his wife died"
[v] move back and away from; "The enemy fell back"
[v] pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
[v] dispose of; as of old clothes; "She finally retired that old coat"
[v] go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68"
[v] withdraw from active participation; "He retired from chess"
[v] make (someone) retire; "The director was retired after the scandal"
[v] break from a meeting or gathering; "We adjourned for lunch"; "The men retired to the library"
[v] withdraw from circulation or form the market, as of bills, shares, and bonds


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