from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Withdrawn from one's occupation, business, or office; having finished one's active working life.
- adj. Received by a person in retirement: retired pay.
- adj. Withdrawn; secluded.
- n. Retired people considered as a group. Used with the.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of retire.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Private; secluded; quiet
- adj. Withdrawn from active duty or business
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Secluded from society or from public notice; apart from public view.
- Withdrawn from public comprehension or knowledge; private; secret.
- Withdrawn from business or active life; having given up business: as, a retired merchant.
- Given to seclusion; inclining to retirement; also, characteristic of a retired life.
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- adj. no longer active in your work or profession
From retire + -ed. (Wiktionary)