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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Retire  \Re*tire"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Retired};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Retiring}.]  [F.  retirer;  pref.  re-  re-  +  tirer  to  draw. 
  See  {Tirade}.] 
  1.  To  withdraw;  to  take  away  --  sometimes  used  reflexively. 
  He  .  .  .  retired  himself,  his  wife,  and  children 
  into  a  forest.  --Sir  P. 
  As  when  the  sun  is  present  all  the  year,  And  never 
  doth  retire  his  golden  ray.  --Sir  J. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Retired  \Re*tired"\,  a. 
  1.  Private;  secluded;  quiet;  as  a  retired  life;  a  person  of 
  retired  habits. 
  A  retired  part  of  the  peninsula.  --Hawthorne. 
  2.  Withdrawn  from  active  duty  or  business;  as  a  retired 
  officer;  a  retired  physician. 
  {Retired  flank}  (Fort.),  a  flank  bent  inward  toward  the  rear 
  of  the  work 
  {Retired  list}  (Mil.  &  Naval),  a  list  of  officers,  who  by 
  reason  of  advanced  age  or  other  disability,  are  relieved 
  from  active  service,  but  still  receive  a  specified  amount 
  of  pay  from  the  government.  --  {Re*tired"ly},  adv  -- 
  {Re*tired"ness},  n. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  no  longer  active  in  your  work  or  profession 
  2:  honorably  retired  from  assigned  duties  and  retaining  your 
  title  along  with  the  additional  title  `emeritus'  as  in 
  "professor  emeritus";  "retired  from  `assigned  duties'" 
  does  not  necessarily  imply  that  one  is  inactive  [syn:  {emeritus}] 
  3:  (baseball)  not  allowed  to  continue  to  bat  or  run;  "he  was 
  tagged  out  at  second  on  a  close  play";  "he  fanned  out" 
  [syn:  {out(p)}]  [ant:  {safe(p)}] 
  4:  (of  a  ship)  withdrawn  from  active  service;  "the  ship  was 
  placed  out  of  service  after  the  war"  [syn:  {out  of  service}] 
  5:  discharged  as  too  old  for  use  or  work  especially  with  a 
  pension;  "a  superannuated  civil  servant"  [syn:  {superannuated}] 

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