As long as we're on the topic of misconceptions, can we retire the tired comparison of Romantic poets to '60s rock stars?
His decision to retire from the professional game is unlikely to hurt his earning power, however, experts say.
Which will, in turn, mean they retire with less wealth, and bequeath less wealth to their children.
Quashing rumors that the White House had pushed her out, Powell told the press that she'd been planning to retire for months.
He told me he wasn't going to retire, but when he died, he said his sons had agreed to take over.
They then retire, and the trooper is brought in and makes his defence.
"Here we are, Saveria," Eliza cried in reply, but making no move to retire.
As he said this, Don Fernando turned as if to retire and quit the island.
She did not, however, yield to this influence, or retire for such a purpose.
Having my gun loaded, I threatened them with death, if they did not retire.
1530s, of armies, "to retreat," from Middle French retirer "to withdraw (something)," from re- "back" (see re-) + Old French tirer "to draw" (see tirade). Related: Retired; retiring.
Meaning "to withdraw" to some place, especially for the sake of privacy, is recorded from 1530s; sense of "leave an occupation" first attested 1640s (implied in retirement). Meaning "to leave company and go to bed" is from 1660s. Transitive sense is from 1540s, originally "withdraw, lead back" (troops, etc.); meaning "to remove from active service" is from 1680s. Baseball sense of "to put out" is recorded from 1874.