Meaning of “retire” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ I ] us uk /rɪˈtaɪər/

B1 to leave your job and stop working, usually because you are old:

She retired from the company in 2010.

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GO formal

to go to another place where you can be alone or more private:

After dinner, he retired to his bedroom.

(Definition of “retire” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)