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retire from something

to withdraw from something. (Usually to terminate a working career permanently.) I retired from the company early. When do you intend to retire from your job?
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retire (in)to something

to quit working and move into something or some place. Sam and Ella retired into a Florida condo. Joe did not want to retire to Florida.
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retire on something

to quit working and live on something or a particular amount of money. I already have enough money to retire on. I cannot retire on a sum like that!
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retire someone or something from something

to take someone or something out of service permanently. The company retired the vice president from the job and gave it to someone else. It is time to retire my automobile from service.
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retire to

some place to quit working permanently and move to a particular location. When I quit working, I want to retire to Florida. We will retire to our place in the country.
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This committee will review and analyse the case of retire employees and ensure payment pension and dues of retire employees of KMC.
A majority of those aged 50 and older have not thought a lot about the best age to retire, but the 39% who have done so is nearly double the percentage of investors aged 18-49 (20%) who have given the matter a lot of thought.
They state that police officers are now no longer allowed to resign or retire from their posts during a misconduct case unless they are deemed medically unfit or other exceptional circumstances - such as where a covert criminal investigation could be prejudiced - are met.
I think one thing is for sure, when I retire, I will really retire.
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In a compromise reconciling differences between Senate and House of Representatives versions of a defense authorization bill, Congress adopted language that blocks the retirement of any U-2s in 2007 and says after that, the Air Force must show American intelligence gathering won't be harmed before it can retire any.
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E proposes to add a "spend down option" to P, available to all participants who retire and meet certain criteria of E's retirement plan.
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OTTAWA -- Almost one third of the baby boomers aged 45 to 59 years feel they haven't made adequate financial preparations to maintain their standard of living when they leave their jobs, and don't know when they will retire says the General Social Survey Social Support and aging 2002.