What does retirement mean?

Definitions for retirement
rɪˈtaɪər məntre·tire·ment

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. retirement(noun)

    the state of being retired from one's business or occupation

  2. retirement(noun)

    withdrawal from your position or occupation

  3. retirement, retreat(noun)

    withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation

    "the religious retreat is a form of vacation activity"

Wiktionary

  1. retirement(Noun)

    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.

  2. retirement(Noun)

    A place of seclusion or privacy; a place to which one withdraws or retreats; a private abode.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Retirement(noun)

    the act of retiring, or the state of being retired; withdrawal; seclusion; as, the retirement of an officer

  2. Retirement(noun)

    a place of seclusion or privacy; a place to which one withdraws or retreats; a private abode

Freebase

  1. Retirement

    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.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Retirement

    The state of being retired from one's position or occupation.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. retirement

    An operation in which a force out of contact moves away from the enemy.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'retirement' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3002

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'retirement' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2965

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'retirement' in Nouns Frequency: #1248

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How to say retirement in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of retirement in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of retirement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of retirement in a Sentence

  1. Angela DiCastri:

    You have to take a broader view and look at the best use of your money that will put you in a better situation in retirement.

  2. Gerald Laurenceau:

    For $1.5 billion, it's worth braving the cold, winning would mean early retirement and traveling the world with my girlfriend.

  3. Floridian Slater:

    I think Pipeline is probably a pretty safe bet that would be where I would announce my retirement, it's the event I've won most on tour, the place I've probably been most comfortable at, where I made all surf buddies at in Hawaii. It's just the place I love the most.

  4. Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis:

    Our government is eager to rationalize the pension system (for example, by limiting early retirement), proceed with partial privatization of public assets, address the non-performing loans that are clogging the economy's credit circuits, create a fully independent tax commission, and boost entrepreneurship, the differences that remain concern how we understand the relationships between the various reforms and the macro environment.

  5. Rick Meckler:

    There has been such strong gains for the year that I think that until the fresh money comes in after year-end for new contributions to IRAs and other retirement accounts to start the year, I just don't think there is a lot of push to drive this too much higher.

Images & Illustrations of retirement

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Translations for retirement

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  • تقاعدArabic
  • пенсиониранеBulgarian
  • výslužbaCzech
  • Ruhestand, Abgeschiedenheit, RenteGerman
  • συνταξιοδότησηGreek
  • retirada, jubilaciónSpanish
  • بازنشستگیPersian
  • piilopaikka, eläkepäivät, piilopirtti, eläkeläisyys, siirtyminen, eläköityminenFinnish
  • retraiteFrench
  • xubilaciónGalician
  • निवृत्तिHindi
  • visszavonultságHungarian
  • pensionamentoItalian
  • 退職, 停年退職, 幽居Japanese
  • tāokingaMāori
  • pensionering, pensioenDutch
  • przejście na emeryturęPolish
  • retiramento, retirada, isolamento, retiro, aposentamento, aposentadoriaPortuguese
  • [[уход]] [[на]] [[пенсия, пенсия, уединённость, уединение, отставкаRussian
  • penzionisanje, пензионисање, penzija, пензијаSerbo-Croatian
  • pensioneringSwedish

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