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Definition 1: withdrawal from your position or occupation - [noun denoting act]

(retirement is a kind of ...) the act of ending something

"the termination of the agreement"

(... is a kind of retirement ) the act of retiring into inactivity

"he emerged from his hibernation to make his first appearance in several years"

(... is a kind of retirement ) the action of retiring to and living in the country

Definition 2: withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation - [noun denoting act]

Samples where retirement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the religious retreat is a form of vacation activity

Synonyms for retirement in the sense of this definition

(retirement is a kind of ...) the act of withdrawing

"the withdrawal of French troops from Vietnam"

Definition 3: the state of being retired from one's business or occupation - [noun denoting state]

(retirement is a kind of ...) the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society

"he had the status of a minor" "the novel attained the status of a classic" "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"

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