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English definition of “retire”

retire

verb [I]
 
 
/rɪˈtaɪər/
STOP WORK B1 to leave your job and stop working, usually because you are old: She retired from the company in 2010.Retiring and resigning from work
GO formal to go to another place where you can be alone or more private: After dinner, he retired to his bedroom.Departing
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