Definition for retired (2 of 2)
verb (used without object), re·tired, re·tir·ing.
verb (used with object), re·tired, re·tir·ing.
Origin of retire
Related formsre·tir·er, noun
Examples from the Web for retired
“Barbarism,” said retired NYPD Officer Jim Smith on Thursday.
He noted in his address that both his mother and his father are retired NYPD detectives.
A 59-year-old retired subway train driver, who gave his name only as Artist, admitted that he had family members in the NYPD.Protesters Demand Justice For Gurley As Gap Grows Between Cops and NYC|M.L. Nestel|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The young Jordanian pilot comes from a well-known military family in the kingdom and his uncle is a retired major general.
The Tampa Bay Times got their hands on a full copy of the letter the retired judge sent to Winston.Jameis Winston Cleared of Rape Like Every Other College Sports Star|Robert Silverman|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is all that was said between them on the subject, and, immediately the meal was over, they retired to their rooms.Halcyone|Elinor Glyn
I have often thought of you with anxiety, and wished to know how you weathered the storm, and into what port you had retired.
They did not dispute the matter with him and retired quietly.Before and after Waterloo|Edward Stanley
Lily had retired to the other side of the room as soon as the parley about the invitation began.A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories|William D. Howells
To-night she retired early, and George joined Ryanne's audience.The Carpet from Bagdad|Harold MacGrath
British Dictionary definitions for retired (1 of 2)
- having given up one's work, office, etc, esp on completion of the normal period of servicea retired headmistress
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the retired
British Dictionary definitions for retired (2 of 2)
verb (mainly intr)
- to remove (bills, bonds, shares, etc) from circulation by taking them up and paying for them
- to remove (money) from circulation