unretire

verb
un·​re·​tire | \ ˌən-ri-ˈtī(-ə)r How to pronounce unretire (audio) \
unretired; unretiring; unretires

Definition of unretire

intransitive verb

: to leave retirement : rejoin the workforce

Examples of unretire in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Brady convinced his buddy to unretire to join him in Tampa in 2020. Rob Maaddi, ajc, 14 Mar. 2022 Brady convinced his buddy to unretire to join him in Tampa in 2020. Rob Maaddi, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Mar. 2022 Arians said a pivotal moment in his decision came two weeks ago when future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady decided to unretire and rejoin the team. Sam Farmerstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 30 Mar. 2022 Brady convinced his buddy to unretire to join him in Tampa in 2020. Rob Maaddi, ajc, 14 Mar. 2022 Brady convinced his buddy to unretire to join him in Tampa in 2020. Rob Maaddi, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Mar. 2022 Brady convinced his buddy to unretire to join him in Tampa in 2020. Rob Maaddi, ajc, 14 Mar. 2022 Brady convinced his buddy to unretire to join him in Tampa in 2020. Rob Maaddi, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Mar. 2022 The headline, of course, referred to Brady’s decision to unretire. New York Times, 14 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unretire

1948, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

18 Apr 2022

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“Unretire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unretire. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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