noun, plural re·ti·rés [French ruh-tee-rey] /French rə tiˈreɪ/. Ballet.
Origin of retiré
verb (mainly intr)
- to remove (bills, bonds, shares, etc) from circulation by taking them up and paying for them
- to remove (money) from circulation
Word Origin for retire
Meaning "to withdraw" to some place, especially for the sake of privacy, is recorded from 1530s; sense of "leave an occupation" first attested 1640s (implied in retirement). Meaning "to leave company and go to bed" is from 1660s. Transitive sense is from 1540s, originally "withdraw, lead back" (troops, etc.); meaning "to remove from active service" is from 1680s. Baseball sense of "to put out" is recorded from 1874.