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    no longer active in your work or profession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    withdrawn from active duty or business; as, a retired officer; a retired physician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
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say retired in sign language?

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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. 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.

  2. Michael Sokal:

    Our portfolio isn't what it was when we first retired, we have been drawing it down, and the performance isn't what we hoped for. It's a big concern.

  3. Joseph Kinyua:

    It is with deep sorrow and shock that we announce the sudden passing on of Interior CS Retired General Joseph Nkaissery, gen. Nkaissery passed on at Karen Hospital in Nairobi a few hours after being admitted for a check-up.

  4. Charles Augustin Sainte-Beauve:

    Vigny, more secretAs if in his tower of ivory, retired before noon.N.B. Vigny refers to Comte de Vigny, who locked himself in an ivory tower to work without the influences of man and desire.

  5. Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn:

    General Allen as a retired officer was in charge of our current strategy for well over a year … and during that period of time the rise of radical Islamism and ISIS, you know, it exponentially grew, the strategy that John Allen was in charge of … it’s a failed strategy.

Images & Illustrations of retired

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