pension off

Definition of pension off

chiefly British
:to allow or force (an employee) to leave a job and accept a pension
  • She was pensioned off after 35 years with the company.

Word by Word Definitions

pension play
  1. : a fixed sum paid regularly to a person:

  2. : wage

  3. : a gratuity granted (as by a government) as a favor or reward

  1. : to grant or pay a pension to

  2. : to dismiss or retire from service with a pension

off play
  1. : from a place or position

  2. : at a distance in space or time

  3. : from a course : aside

  1. used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

  2. : to seaward of

  3. : from the possession or charge of

  1. : seaward

  2. : right

  3. : more removed or distant

  1. : to go away : depart

  2. : kill, murder

  1. : competition : contest


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