retire

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/rɪˈtaɪər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rɪˈtaɪr/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ri tīər)


Inflections of 'retire' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
retires
v 3rd person singular
retiring
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
retired
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
retired
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

retire

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. retire at [65]
  2. retire from [work, politics, sports]
  3. retire [rich, young, early]
  4. retire due to [age, illness, disability]
  5. UK: retire during [the match, half-time, the interval]
  6. retire a [currency, car, blog]
  7. the [enemy, troops, tanks] retired
  8. retire the [batter, jersey, number]
  9. the [batter] was retired
  10. retire for [a while, now, the night]
  11. retire to [bed, the lounge, garden]
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