Synonyms for retired


1. retire, leave office, quit, step down, resign
usage: go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position; "He retired at age 68"
2. retire, withdraw, discontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay off
usage: withdraw from active participation; "He retired from chess"
3. withdraw, retreat, pull away, draw back, recede, pull back, retire, move back, travel, go, move, locomote
usage: pull back or move away or backward; "The enemy withdrew"; "The limo pulled away from the curb"
4. retire, recall
usage: withdraw from circulation or from the market, as of bills, shares, and bonds
5. adjourn, withdraw, retire, close up, close, fold, shut down, close down
usage: break from a meeting or gathering; "We adjourned for lunch"; "The men retired to the library"
6. retire, displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate
usage: make (someone) retire; "The director was retired after the scandal"
7. retire, discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away
usage: dispose of (something no longer useful or needed); "She finally retired that old coat"
8. retire, withdraw, tire, pall, weary, fatigue, jade
usage: lose interest; "he retired from life when his wife died"
9. put out, retire, toy, fiddle, diddle, play
usage: cause to be out on a fielding play
10. retire, strike out
usage: cause to get out; "The pitcher retired three batters"; "the runner was put out at third base"
11. go to bed, turn in, bed, crawl in, kip down, hit the hay, hit the sack, sack out, go to sleep, retire
usage: prepare for sleep; "I usually turn in at midnight"; "He goes to bed at the crack of dawn"


1. retired, inactive (vs. active)
usage: no longer active in your work or profession
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