retire the side

Definition of retire the side

baseball

  1. :  to end the inning by getting the final out He struck out Jones to retire the side.

Word by Word Definitions

retireplay
  1. :  to withdraw from action or danger :  retreat

    :  to withdraw especially for privacy

    :  to move back :  recede

sideplay
  1. :  the right or left part of the wall or trunk of the body

    :  one of the halves of the animal body on either side of the median plane

    :  one longitudinal half of a hide

  1. :  situated on the side

    :  of or relating to the side

    :  directed toward or from the side

  1. :  to agree with :  support

    :  to be side by side with

    :  to set or put aside :  clear away

  1. :  swaggering or arrogant manner :  pretentiousness


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