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retire

v. 1) to stop working at one's occupation. 2) to pay off a promissory note, and thus "retire" the loan. 3) for a jury to go into the jury room to decide on a verdict after all evidence, argument and jury instructions have been completed.

retire

(Conclude a career), verb abdicate, demit, drop out, give notice, give up office, give up work, leave, quit, relinquish, resign, stand aside, take leave, tender one's ressgnation, vacate

retire

(Retreat), verb abandon, abire, concedere, depart, discharge, fall back, go back, leave, part, recedere, remove, retrocede, seclude oneself, sepaaate oneself, shelve, take leave, turn in, vacate, withdraw
See also: abandon, demit, depart, discharge, discontinue, dislodge, dismiss, ebb, evacuate, flee, leave, part, quit, recess, rest, retreat, secede, seclude, sequester, superannuate, supplant, withdraw
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During the meeting it was also reviewed that how many KMC and DMCs employees will retire in near future and how much funds will be required.
Hang 'em up: We have only one word for Chris Byrd, who Saturday lost his International Boxing Federation heavyweight belt to Wladimir Klitschko via seventh-round technical knockout: Retire.
Fear of loss of autonomy and income are the primary reasons retirement-minded practitioners in small firms often procrastinate until they are ready to retire for good.
If your regular (age 65) benefit would be $1,000 per month, for example, you'd receive only $800 monthly if you retire at 62.
With unfunded plans, retiring partners cash in their share of this value by receiving payments after they retire.
Under a qualified plan, an employer can offer an employee (other than a 5% owner) who attains age 70 1/2 in a calendar year after 1995 and has not retired by the end of that year the option to delay commencement of benefit distributions until no later than April 1 following the calendar year in which the employee retires from employment with the employer maintaining the plan.
But at the end of this month, the USS Chuckburger will reel in its anchor so Bresler can retire.
Shows how the Social Security Administration (SSA) computes retirement benefits and how this affects the decision on when to retire.
Baldwin said after he retires, he plans to build a home for himself and his wife on land that the couple owns in Montana, where Baldwin was born.
In early 1994, BCD retires the interest of C, who held a 22% interest in partnership profits and capital.
Hanst, 72, will also retire following the 2004 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
NYSE:AAI), announced today that Tommy Kalil, 65, AirTran Airways' senior vice president of customer service, will retire from the company later this year.