American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act of retiring.
- n. The state of being retired.
- n. Withdrawal from one's occupation, business, or office.
- n. Withdrawal into privacy or seclusion.
- n. A place of privacy or seclusion; a retreat. See Synonyms at solitude.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of retiring or withdrawing from action, service, use, sight, public notice, or company; withdrawal: as, the retirement of an army from battle; the retirement of bonds; the retirement of invalid soldiers from service; retirement into the country.
- n. The state of being retired from society or public life; seclusion; a private manner of life.
- n. The state of being abstracted or withdrawn.
- n. A retired or sequestered place; a place to which one withdraws for privacy or freedom from public or social cares.
- n. Recovery; retrieval.
- n. Synonyms Seclusion, Loneliness, etc. See solitude.
- n. An act of retiring; withdrawal.
- n. uncountable The state of being retired; seclusion.
- n. The portion of one's life after retiring from one's career.
- n. obsolete A place of seclusion or privacy; a place to which one withdraws or retreats; a private abode.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of retiring, or the state of being retired; withdrawal; seclusion.
- n. Archaic A place of seclusion or privacy; a place to which one withdraws or retreats; a private abode.
- n. withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation
- n. withdrawal from your position or occupation
- n. the state of being retired from one's business or occupation
- From French, from retirer ("withdraw”, often used reflexively “retire"), from re- + tirer ("draw, tear away") + English suffix -ment. (Wiktionary)
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