Definitions for retiredrɪˈtaɪərd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. withdrawn from an office, occupation, or career:

    a retired banker.

  2. due or given a retired person:

    retired pay.

  3. secluded or sequestered.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. retired(adj)

    no longer active in your work or profession

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. retired(adjective)ɪˈtaɪərd

    no longer working

    a retired school teacher


  1. retired(Adjective)

    Secluded from society (of a lifestyle, activity etc.); private, quiet.

  2. retired(Adjective)

    Of a place: far from civilisation, not able to be easily seen or accessed; secluded.

  3. retired(Adjective)

    That has left employment (of a person), especially on reaching pensionable age.

    The retired workers are a major expense due to their pensions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Retired

    of Retire

  2. Retired(adj)

    private; secluded; quiet; as, a retired life; a person of retired habits

  3. Retired(adj)

    withdrawn from active duty or business; as, a retired officer; a retired physician

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'retired' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2967

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'retired' in Adjectives Frequency: #1001

Anagrams of retired

  1. tireder

  2. retried

Translations for retired

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


having stopped working

My father is retired now; a retired professor.

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