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English definition of “pension sth off”

pension sth off

informal phrasal verb with pension     /ˈpenʃən/ verb
to stop using something either because it is too old or not practical : Increasing demand for cleaner energies mean many old power stations are being pensioned off.
(Definition of pension sth off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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