pension off

Definition of pension off

chiefly British

  1. :  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

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

    :  wage

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

  1. :  to grant or pay a pension to

    :  to dismiss or retire from service with a pension

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

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

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official

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