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Definitions for retiring
rɪˈtaɪər ɪŋre·tir·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. retiring, unassumingadjective

    not arrogant or presuming

    "unassuming to a fault, skeptical about the value of his work"; "a shy retiring girl"

  2. past(a), preceding(a), retiring(a)adjective

    of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office

    "a retiring member of the board"

  3. reticent, self-effacing, retiringadjective

    reluctant to draw attention to yourself

Wiktionary

  1. retiringadjective

    Shy, introverted, liking privacy.

    I don't really know him well, since he's so shy and retiring.

  2. retiringadjective

    About to retire.

    Today is the party for our retiring co-workers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Retiring

    of Retire

  2. Retiringadjective

    reserved; shy; not forward or obtrusive; as, retiring modesty; retiring manners

  3. Retiringadjective

    of or pertaining to retirement; causing retirement; suited to, or belonging to, retirement

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of retiring in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of retiring in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of retiring in a Sentence

  1. Rahul Koranne:

    We were already short thousands of workers before the first Covid case showed up, and now the health care workers are exhausted. They are retiring. They are resigning, they are going to other industries. That is limiting our care capacity, and so we're telling our community that at this point if you had a motor vehicle accident or had a heart attack our care capacity is limited. It's really a crisis.

  2. David Lee Roth:

    I am throwing in the shoes. I’m retiring, this is the first, and only, official announcement.

  3. Bob Nevens:

    Financially, I’m fine, mentally, it’s exhausting, because I didn’t want to make that decision. I had planned on retiring from Houston Methodist.

  4. Miglena Hristova:

    It is called light industry but it is not light at all. People need a lot of skills. And the people with the right set of skills are getting close to retiring age.

  5. Patricia Wenzel:

    If you plan on retiring in your mid - to late-60's, you really have to plan on living well into your 80's and 90's -- especially for women.

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