Synonyms for retirement

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ri-tahyuh r-muh nt
Phonetic Transcription : rɪˈtaɪər mənt

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Définition of retirement

Origin :
  • 1590s, "act of retreating," also "act of withdrawing into seclusion," from Middle French retirement (1570s); see retire + -ment. Meaning "privacy" is from c.1600; that of "withdrawal from occupation or business" is from 1640s.
  • noun retreat
  • noun seclusion
Example sentences :
  • Mine is a life of privacy and retirement compared with that of other men.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • The first of them ends with his retirement from the representation of Newark.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • He ordered the first troop to mount, and the second to cover the retirement.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • It appeared as if the retirement of the two companies was the signal for their attack.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • He was not the less alone for having spent so many years in seclusion and retirement.
  • Extract from : « Barnaby Rudge » by Charles Dickens
  • This resulted (p. 178) in the retirement of the Allies on the 4th.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII) » by Various
  • Wellington has compelled his retirement from the Government.
  • Extract from : « The Snare » by Rafael Sabatini
  • Besides, she had promised to keep in retirement as much as possible.
  • Extract from : « The Martian Cabal » by Roman Frederick Starzl
  • This retirement on the Somme is clever, though it may tell on the morale of his men.
  • Extract from : « War Letters of a Public-School Boy » by Paul Jones.
  • For some years the Kostalergis lived in retirement at Palermo, not knowing nor known to any one.
  • Extract from : « Lord Kilgobbin » by Charles Lever
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