Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: retire
Function: verb
Text: 1 to go to one's bed in order to sleep <I'm exhausted, so I think I'll retire for the evening> -- see BED
2 to let go from office, service, or employment <the school immediately retired the coach upon discovering that he had been fixing games> -- see DISMISS 1
3 to move back or away (as from something difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable) <upon spotting the snake, she retired slowly, edging her way back towards the house> -- see RETREAT 1