Textual thesaurus for "retire"

(verb) crawl in, sack out, hit the hay, hit the sack, go to bed, go to sleep, turn in, bed, kip down

prepare for sleep

I usually turn in at midnight; He goes to bed at the crack of dawn

(verb) strike out

cause to get out

The pitcher retired three batters; the runner was put out at third base

(verb) put out

cause to be out on a fielding play

(verb) withdraw

lose interest

he retired from life when his wife died

(verb) retreat, pull away, pull back, recede, withdraw, draw back, move back

pull back or move away or backward

The enemy withdrew; The limo pulled away from the curb

(verb) withdraw

withdraw from active participation

He retired from chess

(verb) adjourn, withdraw

break from a meeting or gathering

We adjourned for lunch; The men retired to the library