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retired

[ri-tahyuh rd] /rɪˈtaɪərd/
adjective
1.
withdrawn from or no longer occupied with one's business or profession:
a retired banker.
2.
due or given a retired person:
retired pay.
3.
secluded or sequestered:
a retired little village.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; retire + -ed2
Related forms
retiredly, adverb
retiredness, noun
nonretired, adjective
quasi-retired, adjective
self-retired, adjective
semiretired, adjective
unretired, adjective
Synonyms
3. isolated, removed, solitary.
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retired

adj.

1580s, "separated from society or public notice," past participle adjective from retire (v.). Meaning "having given up business" is from 1824. Abbreviation ret'd. attested from 1942.

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