Synonyms for retired

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ri-tahyuhrd
Phonetic Transcription : rɪˈtaɪərd

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Définition of retired

Origin :
  • 1580s, "separated from society or public notice," past participle adjective from retire (v.). Meaning "having given up business" is from 1824. Abbreviation ret'd. attested from 1942.
  • adj having withdrawn from active life
  • adj having been withdrawn
  • adj done working
Example sentences :
  • He gave them one fire, by which a captain was killed, and retired.
  • Extract from : « A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion » by William Dobein James
  • When Mrs. Western retired to her room for the night, it was not to sleep.
  • Extract from : « Life in London » by Edwin Hodder
  • She would have retired her into the land of things-one-must-forget.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Every one retired to the soup-plate he had scooped in the earth.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • Kingozi retired again to his cot; but for a long time he could not get to sleep.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • Lady Glistonbury's maid showed him into her lady's dressing-room and retired.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 5 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • Belinda, after her ladyship's departure, retired to the library.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • He retired at last, silenced by Nelson's authority, but not convinced.
  • Extract from : « The Life of Horatio Lord Nelson » by Robert Southey
  • He rose to influence as a Commissary-general, then retired from the army and became an inventor.
  • Extract from : « Heroes of the Telegraph » by J. Munro
  • The general apologized to his faithful progenitor and retired.
  • Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce

Antonyms for retired

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