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ri tahy ring

  • v  go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position
  • v  withdraw from active participation
  • v  pull back or move away or backward
  • v  withdraw from circulation or from the market, as of bills, shares, and bonds
  • v  break from a meeting or gathering
  • v  make (someone) retire
  • v  dispose of (something no longer useful or needed)
  • v  lose interest
  • v  cause to be out on a fielding play
  • v  cause to get out
  • v  prepare for sleep
  • s  not arrogant or presuming
    a shy retiring girl
  • s  of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office
    a retiring member of the board
  • s  reluctant to draw attention to yourself

  • Five-term Senator John Warner, the top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, announced in August he will be retiring at the end of this term.
  • Custom entitles every retiring Speaker to receive a viscountcy.
  • Mexico More and more Americans are retiring south of the border, where the cost of living is low and the weather is excellent year-round.
News & Articles


  • Brett Favre in USA Today
    Them moving on does not bother me,Favre said. "It doesn't. I totally understand that. By me retiring March 3rd, I knew that could possibly happen. All I was saying is, you know, I'm thinking about playing again."
  • Barack Obama in Albany Times Union
    Your shy and retiring Attorney General - Andrew Cuomo is in the house. Andrew is doing great work enforcing the laws that need to be enforced,said Obama.
  • Doc Rivers in ESPN
    He was a warrior,Rivers said. "I don't know if Rasheed will ever play again. You know, he's one of them. I think he took that out on the floor with him. I think he is thinking about retiring, and I thought you could see that in his play....

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