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Meaning of RETIRED

Pronunciation:  ree'tIud

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  no longer active in your work or profession
  2. [adj]  honorably retired from assigned duties and retaining your title along with the additional title `emeritus' as in"professor emeritus"; "retired from `assigned duties'" does not necessarily imply that one is inactive
  3. [adj]  discharged as too old for use or work; especially with a pension; "a superannuated civil servant"
  4. [adj]  (baseball) not allowed to continue to bat or run; "he was tagged out at second on a close play"; "he fanned out"
  5. [adj]  (of a ship) withdrawn from active service; "the ship was placed out of service after the war"

RETIRED is a 7 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: down(p), emeritus, inactive, old, out of commission, out of service, out(p), superannuated
 Antonyms: safe(p)



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Re*tired"\, a.
1. Private; secluded; quiet; as, a retired life; a person of
   retired habits.

         A retired part of the peninsula.      --Hawthorne.

2. Withdrawn from active duty or business; as, a retired
   officer; a retired physician.

{Retired flank} (Fort.), a flank bent inward toward the rear
   of the work.

{Retired list} (Mil. & Naval), a list of officers, who, by
   reason of advanced age or other disability, are relieved
   from active service, but still receive a specified amount
   of pay from the government. -- {Re*tired"ly}, adv. --
   {Re*tired"ness}, n.