the state of being retired from one's business or occupation
withdrawal from your position or occupation
withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation
"the religious retreat is a form of vacation activity"
An act of retiring, or the state of being retired; withdrawal; seclusion; as, the retirement of an officer; the portion of one's life after retiring from one's career.
: A place of seclusion or privacy; a place to which one withdraws or retreats; a private abode.
the act of retiring, or the state of being retired; withdrawal; seclusion; as, the retirement of an officer
a place of seclusion or privacy; a place to which one withdraws or retreats; a private abode
Retirement is the point where a person stops employment completely. A person may also semi-retire by reducing work hours. Many people choose to retire when they are eligible for private or public pension benefits, although some are forced to retire when physical conditions no longer allow the person to work any more or as a result of legislation concerning their position. In most countries, the idea of retirement is of recent origin, being introduced during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Previously, low life expectancy and the absence of pension arrangements meant that most workers continued to work until death. Germany was the first country to introduce retirement, in 1880. Nowadays most developed countries have systems to provide pensions on retirement in old age, which may be sponsored by employers and/or the state. In many poorer countries, support for the old is still mainly provided through the family. Today, retirement with a pension is considered a right of the worker in many societies, and hard ideological, social, cultural and political battles have been fought over whether this is a right. In many western countries this right is mentioned in national constitutions.
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The state of being retired from one's position or occupation.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
An operation in which a force out of contact moves away from the enemy.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'retirement' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3002
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'retirement' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2965
Rank popularity for the word 'retirement' in Nouns Frequency: #1248
The numerical value of retirement in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of retirement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Retirement at sixty-five is ridiculous. When I was sixty-five I still had pimples.
Retirement, we understand, is great if you are busy, rich, and healthy. But then, under those conditions, work is great too.
If you have a dollar to spend on retirement security, it's much better to spend it on Social Security than by spreading it out along tax brackets to incent retirement savings.
A retiree who has debt and a retirement account with equity exposure may not have the staying power he or she thinks. The debt is a fixed amount ; the retirement account is variable.
I now know how Abbot felt when Costello left, how Brinkley felt when Huntley left, how Sears felt when Roebuck left, and, of course, how Dan Rather felt when Connie left. (at Robert MacNeil's retirement dinner)
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Translations for retirement
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- Ruhestand, Abgeschiedenheit, RenteGerman
- retirada, jubilaciónSpanish
- piilopaikka, eläkepäivät, piilopirtti, eläkeläisyys, siirtyminen, eläköityminenFinnish
- 退職, 停年退職, 幽居Japanese
- pensionering, pensioenDutch
- retiramento, retirada, isolamento, retiro, aposentamento, aposentadoriaPortuguese
- [[уход]] [[на]] [[пенсия, пенсия, уединённость, уединение, отставкаRussian
- penzionisanje, пензионисање, penzija, пензијаSerbo-Croatian
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