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Dictionary definition for: Retired

1. (s) no longer active in your work or profession

2. (s) 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

3. (a) not allowed to continue to bat or run; "he was tagged out at second on a close play" "he fanned out"

4. (s) (of a ship) withdrawn from active service; "the ship was placed out of service after the war"

5. (s) discharged as too old for use or work; especially with a pension; "a superannuated civil servant"

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