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retire

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1 to go to one's bed in order to sleep
  • I'm exhausted, so I think I'll retire for the evening.
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bed, crash [slang], turn in

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hit the hay (or sack)

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2 to let go from office, service, or employment
  • As a part of its restructuring, the company has begun to retire its older employees.
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send packing, show the door (one)

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3 to move back or away (as from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable)
  • The army was forced to retire from the battlefield.
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give ground, give way, lose ground

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