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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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Regrettably, the court upheld a narrow interpretation of what "retiring from the organisation" meant on a number of grounds, including that, in 1994, a separate and specific resignation gratuity had been removed from the Waikato DHB retiring gratuity provision.
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After retiring in 1981, she enjoyed being a docent, traveling, reading, volunteering and donating to charitable organizations.
So when partners are five years from retiring from the firm or reducing their time commitment, that may turn out to be only five visits with some clients.
It also goes a long way toward eliminating investor concern that the retiring CFO is bailing out or that there are undisclosed problems.
* If the retired partner has had significant interaction with the audit team and joins the board of the audit client within one year of retiring from the audit firm, the audit firm must assign one professional uninvolved in the audit to undertake a separate review of the following year's annual audit.
After retiring, he operated a consulting actuary business for clients in the United States and the United Kingdom.
Of course, many retiring CEOs are overjoyed at the prospect of moving to Florida or Arizona, playing endless rounds of golf, becoming acquainted with their grandchildren, throwing away their jackets and ties, and never darkening an office or boardroom door again.
But few suspect what every congressman knows: Thanks to an extremely generous pension program, many retiring members can live very well, at taxpayer expense, without lifting a finger.
It also examines the advantages and possible disadvantages of the plan, both for the retiring officers and the agencies in which they serve.
Many, if not all, inside directors may owe their jobs to the retiring CEO and would be reluctant to contradict his views out of a sense of loyalty and/or fear: CEOs often continue to exercise enormous power even after their retirement.
Responses ranged from age 40 to age 65, with 5 retiring before the age of 50, 4 between 50 and 55, 16 between the ages of 55 and 60 and 4 after the age of 60.
The meeting summarized the work of the People's Bank of China in retiring cadres in 2017, commended the advanced collectives and advanced workers for the retired cadres from 2014 to 2017, and studied and deployed the main tasks of the retired cadres this year.
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They said the employees who were retiring on their own were asked not to make demand of pension for one year.