Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To return to work after having taken retirement.

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  • verb intransitive To leave retirement and return to work.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ retire

Examples

  • White Sox great Luis Aparicio gave new shortstop Omar Vizquel permission to 'unretire' No. 11.

    chicagotribune.com -

  • Bynes, who recently announced her retirement from acting on Twitter only to 'unretire' a week later, simply axed her @chicky account last week without going public about her decision.

    Starpulse Entertainment News

  • White Sox great Luis Aparicio gave new shortstop Omar Vizquel permission to 'unretire' No. 11.

    chicagotribune.com -

  • White Sox great Luis Aparicio gave new shortstop Omar Vizquel permission to 'unretire' No. 11.

    chicagotribune.com -

  • Bynes, who recently announced her retirement from acting on Twitter only to 'unretire' a week later, simply axed her @chicky account last week without going public about her decision.

    Starpulse Entertainment News

  • White Sox great Luis Aparicio gave new shortstop Omar Vizquel permission to 'unretire' No. 11.

    chicagotribune.com -

  • White Sox great Luis Aparicio gave new shortstop Omar Vizquel permission to 'unretire' No. 11.

    chicagotribune.com -

  • Bynes, who recently announced her retirement from acting on Twitter only to 'unretire' a week later, simply axed her @chicky account last week without going public about her decision.

    Starpulse Entertainment News

  • Hmmmmmmmmmmm. I wonder if they would "unretire" Mantle's No. 7 for Mauer?

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • And if the surgery is deemed a success, he will probably "unretire" for a second time and play quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings-the only team he has talked to about playing for this season.

    Every Morning Quarterback

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