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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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References in classic literature ?
If anything worth having comes along in the way of a living I don't mind when I retire.
The question whether to retire from the service or not brought him to the other and perhaps the chief though hidden interest of his life, of which none knew but he.
I passed an hour in this state of mind, when suddenly I reflected how fearful the combat which I momentarily expected would be to my wife, and I earnestly entreated her to retire, resolving not to join her until I had obtained some knowledge as to the situation of my enemy.
So far from allowing a single foot to be wet, or a repetition of the fruitless efforts of his people to drive away their foe with missiles, the whole of the party was commanded to retire from the shore, while he himself communicated his intentions to one or two of his most favoured followers.
Better mounted and perhaps more ardent, the Pawnees had, however, reached the spot in sufficient numbers to force their enemies to retire.
After a severe struggle, in which the finest displays of personal intrepidity were exhibited by all the chiefs, the Pawnees were compelled to retire upon the open bottom, closely pressed by the Siouxes, who failed not to seize each foot of ground ceded by their enemies.
ll have the goodness to retire, and order 'em up, one at a time.
But it will only really be OK, De La Hoya admitted, if he retires on a winning note.
It is in both parties' interests to give clients and the successor an opportunity to get acclimated to each other before a trusted partner retires.
2002-41, the maximum reimbursement under the HRA, which is not applied to reimburse medical care expenses before an employee retires or otherwise terminates employment, continues to be available for such costs after retirement.
THE TRANSITION TO retirement is particularly stressful, especially when one spouse retires before the other, says a new study.
Joyce Jones retires at age 65 and collects almost $16,000 in Social Security benefits.
In the private sector, the typical person retires at age 63, five years later.
Jenkins' work erroneously assumes that the federal government loses Social Security and income tax revenue when a pilot retires at age 60.