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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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. The British actor:

    I'm ... not retiring and shutting the door, but doing less, mr Holmes.

  2. Chris Monahan:

    Of course, cops are retiring at a higher rate, we've been abandoned by the NYPD and elected officials.

  3. 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.

  4. Rick Astley:

    When I was a kid, being 50 was pipe and slippers time, it's kind of like you're done, you're going to be retiring ... And I think that's completely different now, it's something to be celebrated or at least to be acknowledged ... Also I thought it would be funny 'cause Adele has called her albums '19', '21' and '25' so I thought ... I'll take '50'.

  5. Roy Blunt:

    Not would the witness tell us something we might not know because we just like to know ? but would the witness change the result -- and is it worth continuing to reward the bad performance of The White House to stretch this out and for not a change in the outcome?Under the Senate resolution governing the impeachment trial, the Senate will have four hours of debate on a motion about whether subpoenas for witnesses and documents are in order -- once the The White House impeachment managers and Trump's defense team make their opening arguments and after senators ask up to 16 hours of questions. After that four-hour debate, the Senate will vote on whether it should consider any motion to subpoena witnesses or documents. If there are 51 votes for that measure, a subpoena would be issued only if the Senate were to approve another motion naming the individual or documents that is backed by a majority of senators. Any witnesses would first be deposed privately before the Senate would vote on whether to make their testimony public.In addition to Lisa Murkowski, the focus has been on Republican Sens. Mitt Romney of Utah and Susan Collins of Maine, both of whom have signaled a willingness to hear from witnesses. Sen. Lamar Alexander, a retiring Tennessee Republican who is an institutionalist and a close McConnell ally, has not ruled out subpoenas either. But a GOP source close to the group of swing senators argues that the possibility of a drawn-out court fight will weigh heavily, including on Alexander.On Thursday, Lamar Alexander indicated Lamar Alexander had not yet made up Lamar Alexander mind about supporting subpoenas for witnesses and documents.

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