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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    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. Samuel Johnson:

    Don't think of retiring from the world until the world will be sorry that you retire. I hate a fellow whom pride or cowardice or laziness drives into a corner, and who does nothing when he is there but sit and growl. Let him come out as I do, and bark.

  2. 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'.

  3. 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.

  4. Haile Gebrselassie:

    I'm retiring from competitive running, not from running. Jos Hermens can not stop running, this is my life.

  5. President George W. Bush:

    I ’m sure every nominee before you would have personal beliefs about that precedent and many others. But all nominees are united in their belief that what they think about a precedent should not bear on how they will decide cases. She was more pragmatic two years ago – just days before the presidential election – about the chances that Roe v. Wade would be overturned in coming years : I don't think the core case -- Roe's holding that women have a right to abortion -- I don't think that will change, but I think the question of whether people can get late-term abortions -- how many restrictions can be put on clinics -- I don't think that will change. Brett Kavanaugh, steady insider The federal appeals court here in Washington is seen as a professional stepping-stone to Supreme Court. Three current justices( John Roberts, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas) served on that bench before joining the high court, as did Scalia. Now Brett Kavanaugh is poised to make the leap, though if history is any guide, Brett Kavanaugh could face an especially tough Senate confirmation. It is the image that may cement – or sink – the Supreme Court aspirations of Brett Kavanaugh. Brett Kavanaugh elevation to the federal appeals court was celebrated with a Rose Garden swearing-in by a fellow Catholic who's now retiring from the bench, Justice Anthony Kennedy, for whom Brett Kavanaugh served as a law clerk in 1993. Front and center : Brett Kavanaugh former boss, President George W. Bush, the man who nominated Brett Kavanaugh. I chose Brett Kavanaugh because of the force of Brett Kavanaugh mind, the breadth of Brett Kavanaugh experience and the strength of Brett Kavanaugh character.

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