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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