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retire (v):
prepare for sleep
Samples
I usually turn in at midnight.
He goes to bed at the crack of dawn

Related Words: go to bedturn in
retire (v):
lose interest
Samples
he retired from life when his wife died
Related Word: withdraw
retire (v):
cause to get out
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The pitcher retired three batters.
the runner was put out at third base

Related Word: strike out
retire (v):
cause to be out on a fielding play
Related Word: put out
retire (v):
dispose of (something no longer useful or needed)
Samples
She finally retired that old coat
retire (v):
pull back or move away or backward
Samples
The enemy withdrew.
The limo pulled away from the curb

Related Words: pull backrecedewithdraw
retire (v):
go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position
Samples
He retired at age 68
retire (v):
withdraw from active participation
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He retired from chess
Related Words: withdraw
retire (v):
make (someone) retire
Samples
The director was retired after the scandal
retire (v):
break from a meeting or gathering
Samples
We adjourned for lunch.
The men retired to the library

Related Words: adjournwithdraw
retire (v):
withdraw from circulation or from the market, as of bills, shares, and bonds
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Love me little, love me long

Az sev, uzun sev.
Do not let your passion for a person become too strong, for it may soon burn itself out. Mild affection is more likely to be long-lived.


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