retire in (something or some place)

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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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Had he retired in August next year as scheduled, Southern Naval Commander Vice Admiral Satish Soni would have become the next chief.
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