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retire in (something or some place)

1. To relocate to some city, state, country, etc., when one retires. I know it's a cliché, but I'd love to retire in Florida. More and more people are retiring in Ireland, now that it's economy is back on track.
2. To move into a particular kind of living arrangement when one retires. My parents sold our big family home and retire in a small apartment off the coast of Spain. I have no intention of retiring in some old folks' home, thank you very much.
3. To enter into a particular situation or set of conditions upon one's retirement. I had the misfortune of retiring in a floundering economy, so my investments were either not making as much as I'd been counting on, or else were outright losing money. After working so hard all my life, I'm looking forward to retiring in a life of rest and relaxation.
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retire into (something or some place)

1. To move into a particular kind of living arrangement when one retires. My parents sold our big family home and retired into a small villa off the coast of Spain. I have no intention of retiring into some old folks' home, thank you very much.
2. To enter into a particular situation or set of conditions upon one's retirement. I had the misfortune of retiring into a floundering economy, so my investments were either not making as much as I'd been counting on, or else were outright losing money. After working so hard all my life, I'm looking forward to retiring into a life of rest and relaxation.
3. To withdraw to some location in order to rest or seek seclusion. Ah, what a wonderful meal. Shall we retire into the drawing room, everyone? He retired into a corner of the room, overwhelmed by the number of people at the party.
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retire to (something or some place)

1. To relocate to some city, state, country, etc., when one retires. I know it's a cliché, but I'd love to retire to Florida. More and more people are retiring to Ireland, now that it's economy is back on track.
2. To move into a particular kind of living arrangement when one retires. My parents sold our big family home and retire to a small apartment off the coast of Spain. I have no intention of retiring to some old folks' home, thank you very much.
3. Withdraw to some location in order to rest or seek seclusion. Ah, what a wonderful meal. Shall we retire to the drawing room, everyone? He retired to a corner of the room, overwhelmed by the number of people at the party.
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retire from (something)

To give up, withdraw from, or conclude one's office, profession, or career permanently, as due to one's age or health. I retired from my job when I turned 65, but I've been doing some consulting work for the company in my retirement to earn a little extra money. I retired from boxing years ago. I'm just a coach, now. He was forced to retire from public office after the scandal.
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retire on (some amount of money)

To have a certain amount of money in one's savings or pension on which one will survive during retirement. I've been putting together a sizable nest egg to retire on once I turn 65. More and more people are finding out that you can't realistically retire on the state-funded pension alone.
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