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retire early

verb as in lay off

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At most, it may shrink the supply of labor, as people leave work to retire early, raise kids, or pursue other non-wage interests.

Though he likes to retire early, he decides to stay up a little later.

The doctor says his back and knees are so bad he will have to retire early.

At whatever hour the parents retire, children and domestics, wearied by play or labor, must retire early.

It was the rural custom to retire early to bed and to anticipate the rising of the sun.

Everybody on board was tired enough to retire early, and before ten o'clock we had the deck and pilot-house to ourselves.

He will retire early, as he hath already lost much sleep from watching and following after John Drayton.

It was because I have had no sleep that I wished to retire early; and you must permit me to make amends for my awkwardness.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to retire early, such as: discharge, dismiss, drop, fire, let go, and oust.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.