Definitions for retired
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no longer active in your work or profession
Secluded from society (of a lifestyle, activity etc.); private, quiet.
Of a place: far from civilisation, not able to be easily seen or accessed; secluded.
That has left employment (of a person), especially on reaching pensionable age.
The retired workers are a major expense due to their pensions.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from retire.
Language most shews a man; speak that I may see thee: it springs out of the most retired and inmost parts of us. Ben Jonson.
You find the mind in sleep retired from the senses, and out of these motions made on the organs of sense. John Locke.
Some, accustomed to retired speculations, run natural philosophy into metaphysical notions and the abstract generalities of logick. John Locke.
He was admitted into the most secret and retired thoughts and counsels of his royal master king William. Addison.
Retirement is the withdrawal from one's position or occupation or from one's active working life. A person may also semi-retire by reducing work hours or workload. Many people choose to retire when they are elderly or incapable of doing their job due to health reasons. People may also retire when they are eligible for private or public pension benefits, although some are forced to retire when bodily conditions no longer allow the person to work any longer (by illness or accident) or as a result of legislation concerning their positions. In most countries, the idea of retirement is of recent origin, being introduced during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Previously, low life expectancy, lack of social security and the absence of pension arrangements meant that most workers continued to work until their death. Germany was the first country to introduce retirement benefits in 1889.Nowadays, most developed countries have systems to provide pensions on retirement in old age, funded by employers or the state. In many poorer countries, there is no support for the elderly beyond that provided through the family. Today, retirement with a pension is considered a right of the worker in many societies; hard ideological, social, cultural and political battles have been fought over whether this is a right. In many Western countries, this is a right embodied in national constitutions. An increasing number of individuals are choosing to put off this point of total retirement, by selecting to exist in the emerging state of pre-tirement.
Retired is a status typically referring to someone who has stopped working, often due to reaching a certain age or after a certain number of years in a profession. This is often a stage of life where one stops being actively involved in the workforce and begins to live off savings, pensions, or investments. It can also refer to anything that has been withdrawn from active use or service.
private; secluded; quiet; as, a retired life; a person of retired habits
withdrawn from active duty or business; as, a retired officer; a retired physician
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Rank popularity for the word 'retired' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2967
Rank popularity for the word 'retired' in Adjectives Frequency: #1001
The numerical value of retired in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of retired in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Here I am, at home and retired and you know I do the right thing, then they come to my house strapped with weapons for no reason. It ain't right.
I’m a retired master chief and nobody knows what a retired master chief is.
According to The GBGB, roughly a quarter of the dogs were given new homes and 60 percent were taken into a greyhound charity. Trudy Baker, coordinator of Greyt Exploitations, a nonprofit aimed to protect greyhounds, says even when the dogs were retired, they stayed in a dangerous environment. VOLUNTEERS WORK TO RESCUE MORE THAN 500 GREYHOUNDS SET FOR CHINESE MEAT MARKET The truth is hundreds of dogs listed as retired by The GBGB still remain in a commercial environment, confined to trainers kennels that have failed to comply with an agreed British Standard Institute specification, either used for breeding, forced to routinely donate blood or simply awaiting rehoming, Trudy Baker said.No amount of ineffective window dressing welfare commitments will address the suffering and deaths of thousands of dogs racing on dangerously configured tracks. Mark Bird, the managing director at The GBGB, says the industry needs increased and sustained funding to allow welfare programs to flourish for the greyhounds. For others, transparency is key to helping the greyhounds. Transparency is key to understanding how we can improve welfare standards... We want more greyhounds to find new homes and to enjoy a healthy retirement when they leave the sport.
Poesy is a beauteous damsel, chaste, honourable, discreet, witty, retired, and who keeps herself within the limits of propriety. She is a friend of solitude; fountains entertain her, meadows console her, woods free her from ennui, flowers delight her; in short, she gives pleasure and instruction to all with whom she communicates.
This decision means thousands of retired National Football League players suffering from devastating neurocognitive injuries, and those concerned about their future, will now be forced to wait many months for the immediate care and support they deserve, with over 99 percent participation, it is clear the retired player community overwhelmingly supports this agreement.
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