Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Retired from the public service after serving a full term.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Considered as having done sufficient public service, and therefore honorably discharged.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective obsolete Considered as having done sufficient public service, and therefore honourably discharged.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

See emeritus.

Examples

  • And then he had to do with emerited conspirators, consummate in the art of concealing themselves and of leaving no trace of their whereabouts -- with the active and indefatigable

    Political Women (Vol. 1 of 2)

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