Definition of Retirement

1. Noun. The state of being retired from one's business or occupation.

Generic synonyms: Position, Status
Derivative terms: Retire



2. Noun. Withdrawal from your position or occupation.
Generic synonyms: Conclusion, Ending, Termination
Specialized synonyms: Hibernation, Rustication
Derivative terms: Retire, Retire

3. Noun. Withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation. "The religious retreat is a form of vacation activity"
Exact synonyms: Retreat
Generic synonyms: Withdrawal

Definition of Retirement

1. n. The act of retiring, or the state of being retired; withdrawal; seclusion; as, the retirement of an officer.

Definition of Retirement

1. Noun. An act of retiring, or the state of being retired; withdrawal; seclusion; as, the retirement of an officer; the portion of one's life after retiring from one's career. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) : A place of seclusion or privacy; a place to which one withdraws or retreats; a private abode. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Retirement

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Medical Definition of Retirement

1. 1. The act of retiring, or the state of being retired; withdrawal; seclusion; as, the retirement of an officer. "O, blest Retirement, friend of life's decline." (Goldsmith) "Retirement, rural quiet, friendship, books." (Thomson) 2. A place of seclusion or privacy; a place to which one withdraws or retreats; a private abode. "This coast full of princely retirements for the sumptousness of their buildings and nobleness of the plantations." (Evelyn) "Caprea had been the retirement of Augustus." (Addison) Synonym: Solitude, withdrawment, departure, retreat, seclusion, privacy. See Solitude. Origin: Cf. F. Retirement. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retirement

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retirals
retirant
retirants
retire
retire hurt
retire the side
retired
retired hurt
retired person
retiredly
retiredness
retirednesses
retiree
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retirement (current term)
retirement account
retirement benefit
retirement check
retirement fund
retirement home
retirement homes
retirement pension
retirement plan
retirement program
retirement savings account
retirement savings plan
retirements
retirer
retirers

Literary usage of Retirement

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1. Teachers' Pension Systems in the United States: A Critical and Descriptive Study by Paul Studenski (1920)
"The retirement system shall be established on the first day of July, ... An employes' retirement association is hereby organized, the membership of which ..."

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