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retire

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1 to go to oneʼs bed in order to sleep

  • Iʼm exhausted, so I think Iʼll retire for the evening
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bed, crash [slang], doss (down) [chiefly British], 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 insurgents have retired to the outskirts of the city, but appear to be readying themselves for another offensive
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give ground, give way, lose ground

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