Dictionary Results for retires

1. retire - verb

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

Hypernym(s): leave_office, quit, step_down, resign

2. retire - verb

· withdraw from active participation; "He retired from chess"

Synonym(s): withdraw

Hypernym(s): discontinue, stop, cease, give_up, quit, lay_off

3. retire - verb

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

Synonym(s): withdraw, retreat, pull_away, draw_back, recede, pull_back, move_back

Hypernym(s): travel, go, move, locomote

4. retire - verb

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

Hypernym(s): recall

5. retire - verb

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

Synonym(s): adjourn, withdraw

Hypernym(s): close_up, close, fold, shut_down, close_down

6. retire - verb

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

Hypernym(s): displace, fire, give_notice, can, dismiss, give_the_axe, send_away, sack, force_out, give_the_sack, terminate

7. retire - verb

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

Hypernym(s): discard, fling, toss, toss_out, toss_away, chuck_out, cast_aside, dispose, throw_out, cast_out, throw_away, cast_away, put_away

8. retire - verb

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

Synonym(s): withdraw

Hypernym(s): tire, pall, weary, fatigue, jade

9. retire - verb

· cause to be out on a fielding play

Synonym(s): put_out

Hypernym(s): toy, fiddle, diddle, play

10. retire - verb

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

Synonym(s): strike_out

11. retire - verb

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

Synonym(s): go_to_bed, turn_in, bed, crawl_in, kip_down, hit_the_hay, hit_the_sack, sack_out, go_to_sleep

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