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See definition of retired on Dictionary.com
  • adj.having withdrawn from active life
  • adj.having been withdrawn
  • adj.done working

synonyms for retired

  • elderly
  • resigned
  • superannuated
  • emerita
  • emeritus
  • in retirement
  • retiring
  • discharged
  • secluded
  • shy
  • humble
  • cloistered
  • superannuated
  • withdrawn
  • inactive
  • otiose
  • unfrequented
  • sequestered
  • cidevant
  • emeritus
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antonyms for retired

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  • active
  • employed
  • working
  • active
  • public
  • mingling
  • attached
  • working
  • employed
  • sociable
  • united
  • connected
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How to use retired in a sentence

Sharyn Brunk, a 72-year-old retired software company founder, said she had planned to vote a straight Republican ticket, and that hasn’t changed.
A COVID-19 DIAGNOSIS, TEXTS SUGGESTING INFIDELITY ROIL PIVOTAL N.C. SENATE RACEPAM KELLEY, RACHAEL BADE, PAUL KANEOCTOBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Under the proposed amendment, the other eight members of the commission would consist of citizens appointed by a panel of five retired Circuit Court judges.
VA. LGBT LAWMAKERS DIVIDED OVER ‘REDISTRICTING’ MEASURELOU CHIBBARO JR.OCTOBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Joswiak joined Apple in the 1980s, and is just about three years younger than his semi-retired predecessor.
APPLE’S LEADERSHIP EVOLVES AHEAD OF A POST-TIM COOK ERARADMARYASEPTEMBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
Following the investigation, Howley, his shaved head giving the appearance of a retired professional wrestler, was summoned from his Chagrin Falls estate to testify before the House Oversight Committee in May 2019.
THE BIG CORPORATE RESCUE AND THE AMERICA THAT’S TOO SMALL TO SAVEBY LYDIA DEPILLIS, JUSTIN ELLIOTT AND PAUL KIELSEPTEMBER 12, 2020PROPUBLICA
Where decades-old RV companies have long focused on comfort features for retired or affluent customers, RV startups like Cabana, Kibbo, and Mybushotel see the future of RVs centered around digital nomads in need of remote working capabilities.
THE NEW CAMPER COMPANIES REDEFINING ROAD TRAVELALEX TEMBLADORAUGUST 27, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
There, his father Martin, a retired cop who was wounded while on duty, lives with him.
IF YOUR SPIRITS NEED A BOOST, WATCH ‘FRASIER’KATHI WOLFEAUGUST 13, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
His lordship retired shortly to his study, Hetton and Mr. Haggard betook themselves to the billiard-room.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
When his lordship retired early, as was his custom, the other men adjourned once more to the billiard-room.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
So much were they surprised at our undauntedness, that they retired about a hundred roods from us.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
They soon retired, however, as the Fort was in danger of being attacked from another side.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO RETIRED

  • buttoning up
  • clamming up
  • close-lipped
  • closemouthed
  • hidden
  • hush-hush
  • mum's the word
  • on the Q. T.
  • private
  • reticent
  • retired
  • secluded
  • secretive
  • silent
  • taciturn
  • tight chops
  • tight-lipped
  • uncommunicative
  • unforthcoming
  • zipping one's lips
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