What does retiring mean?

Definitions for retiring
rɪˈtaɪər ɪŋre·tir·ing

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. retiring, unassuming(adj)

    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)(adj)

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

    "a retiring member of the board"

  3. reticent, self-effacing, retiring(adj)

    reluctant to draw attention to yourself

Wiktionary

  1. retiring(Adjective)

    Shy, introverted, liking privacy.

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

  2. retiring(Adjective)

    About to retire.

    Today is the party for our retiring co-workers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Retiring

    of Retire

  2. Retiring(adj)

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

  3. Retiring(adj)

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

How to pronounce retiring?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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    Indian

How to say retiring in sign language?

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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. David Goldfein:

    When we made the decision on retiring the A-10, we made those decisions prior to ISIL, we were not in Iraq, we were coming out of Afghanistan to a large extent, we didn't have a resurgent Russia.

  2. Harriet Martineau:

    Fidelity to conscience is inconsistent with retiring modesty. If it be so, let the modesty succumb. It can be only a false modesty which can be thus endangered.

  3. Manu Ginobili:

    Its just a mouse with wings, when you cant dunk anymore, you have to find a way to make it into the news. So thats what I did. I grabbed a bat. I didnt think it was a big deal. Im going to be retiring soon if anybody has a pest problem.

  4. Hurley Haywood:

    I’m glad he’s retiring — now I don’t have to worry about him getting a sixth win.

  5. Robert Redford:

    I think it was a mistake to say that I was retiring because you never know.

Images & Illustrations of retiring

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