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Retired meaning

retired - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. honorably retired from assigned duties and retaining your title along with the additional title ` emeritus' as in ` professor emeritus'; ` retired from assigned duties' need not imply that one is inactive
  2. 2. not allowed to continue to bat or run; " he was tagged out at second on a close play"; " he fanned out"
  3. 3. of Retire
  4. 4. Private; secluded; quiet; as, a retired life; a person of retired habits.
  5. 5. Withdrawn from active duty or business; as, a retired officer; a retired physician.

retired - examples of usage

  1. He gave them one fire, by which a captain was killed, and retired. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.
  2. And it is better for us, as Americans abroad, during this war, to be retired. - "A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories", William D. Howells.
  3. I retired from business a year ago. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
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