pension off

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pension off

1. To force someone to go into retirement and begin receiving their pension. A noun or pronoun can be used between "pension" and "off." They wanted to pension me off early, but I refused to leave before I turned 70. Anyone who works for the city or state will be automatically pensioned off at 65.
2. To discard or cease to use something due to being old or obsolete. A noun or pronoun can be used between "pension" and "off." The army pensioned trucks like these off in the 1990s, and you can find them for dirt cheap these days if you're willing to invest in repairs. I finally decided to pension off my computer so I could use something a bit more up-to-date for my postgraduate degree.
See also: off

pension someone off

to retire someone with a pension. The company tried to pension me off before I was ready to retire. They pensioned off the long-time workers.
See also: off
References in classic literature ?
Dolly's 'bones' are getting so troublesome, and her dear old temper so bad, that the aunts have decided to pension her off and let her go and live with her daughter, who has married very well.
On yet another incredible night at the Tollcross Swimming Centre the tenacious Miley admitted motivation stems from proving people who want to pension her off wrong.
The decision to pension her off probably spells the end for Saga's Spirit of Adventure brand.