retired

adjective

Definition of retired

  1. 1 :  secluded a retired village

  2. 2 :  withdrawn from one's position or occupation :  having concluded one's working or professional career

  3. 3 :  received by or due to one in retirement

retiredly

play \-ˈtī-rəd-lē, -ˈtī(-ə)rd-\ adverb

retiredness

play \-ˈtī(-ə)rd-nəs\ noun

Examples of retired in a Sentence

  1. hiked out to a retired beach and fished in the surf

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1585

First Known Use of retired

1585


RETIRED Defined for English Language Learners

retired

adjective

Definition of retired for English Language Learners

  • : not working anymore : having ended your working or professional career


RETIRED Defined for Kids

retired

adjective re·tired \ri-ˈtīrd\

Definition of retired for Students

  1. :  not working at active duties or business a retired teacher



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