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retires

verb , present tense third-person singular of 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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beds, crashes [slang], dosses (down) [chiefly British], turns in

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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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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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