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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.

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The mayor addressing the meeting said payment of pension to retire employees is our priority.
Retiring partners get to start the process, achieve some long-term goals and maintain a measure of independence until they retire, while the successor firm benefits more than from a straight purchase or standard merger.
In years past, Americans would hold one for 25 years then retire with a pension that could carry them through their golden years.
They reported the highest marital conflict if they retire but their wives haven't yet.
The best new owner isn't just someone with the purchase price; it's a leader who can run the firm successfully so retirees' payouts continue.
"You can retire with a smaller amount of savings, but that may mean scaling back your expenses, perhaps to half of what you spent while you were working," she points out.
But what if the economy takes a dip in the few years before a senior partner retires? What if junior partners turn out to be less committed or less capable than founding partners have been?
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.
In the current year, A retires. ABC determines the value of its goodwill as $300,000, of which A's share is $30,000.
Example 4: Assume the same facts as in Example 3, except that B is a Canadian citizen who retires in the United States.
With 30 years of service, most civil servants can retire to the golf course at age 55 without penalty.
Haag, who wants to retire. Haag joined the company in 1993 after working at Swiss Re for 26 years.