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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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All four cases pre-date new legislation, introduced in January 2014 which now prevents officers resigning or retiring prior to any disciplinary procedures against them being heard in full.
After retiring in 1983, she moved to Arlington, Va.
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.
You need to let it go and go into something else even if it means retiring from one job and going somewhere less stressful," she says.
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.
Multi-millionaire Dennis DeConcini, retiring under the cloud of the Keating Five S&L scandal, will take in $55,669 this year.
If the new CEO were a protege of the retiring CEO, the problem is a conflict of interest: The new CEO will be torn by a sense of loyalty and a desire to follow his own agenda when the retiring CEO disagrees with a policy decision.
In the early 1990s, three in four retired Americans reported retiring before age 65.
After retiring in 1989, she returned to the Department to help establish procedures for declassifying documents.
He also says: "If a retiring partner plans to continue to come to work, define what that work will be, how compensation will work and what the firm and the partner expect.
Each retiring general partner is entitled to 150% of the partner's highest annual calendar-year compensation during the final four years of service; each retiring special partner is entitled to 100% of the partner's average annual calendar-year compensation during the final five calendar years.
Therefore, Fulbright advises you to consider semiretirement or retiring in stages.