What does retired mean?

Definitions for retired
rɪˈtaɪərdre·tired

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word retired.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. retired(adj)

    no longer active in your work or profession

Wiktionary

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    withdrawn from active duty or business; as, a retired officer; a retired physician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

  1. tireder

  2. retried

How to pronounce retired?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of retired in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of retired in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of retired in a Sentence

  1. Joseph Addison:

    True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.

  2. Eddie George:

    I couldnt imagine having a day like this where my jersey (is) retired by myself, it has to be with Steve. ... Its totally appropriate to have us go in together.

  3. Eliot Cohen:

    Normally the deputy secretary is 'Mr. or Ms. Inside,' and a lot of that is procurement and acquisition and that sort of things, of course, he carries particular heft as a retired four-star [general], so it may be easier for him to simply push through those changes.

  4. Brent Beardsley:

    In the UK, it no longer became affordable to serve (smaller clients) and millions of advisers retired, that's very possible to happen in the U.S.

  5. Margaret Drye:

    If you look at the demographics of the [State] House, it is substantially aged and it is substantially male and a good portion of the folks are retired. It’s nice to have a representation of the rest of the state at the State House making laws for us.

Images & Illustrations of retired

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