retire verb (STOP WORKING)
- He is planning to retire from politics next year.
- Most female models have to retire around the age of 25, whereas a well-preserved man can go on working into his forties.
- He'll get £50 000 from the company when he retires, which is a tidy sum.
- She became Emeritus Professor of Linguistics when she retired.
- He now thinks that retiring early was a stupid thing to do.
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