Sentence Examples


  • He obtained his release after four months, and again devoted himself to pamphleteering, but had speedily to retire for a time to London.
  • In May he defeated a greatly superior royalist force at Grantham, proceeding afterwards to Nottingham in accordance with Essex's plan of penetrating into Yorkshire to relieve the Fairfaxes; where, however, difficulties, arising from jealousies between the officers, and the treachery of John Hotham, whose arrest Cromwell was instrumental in effecting, obliged him to retire again to the association, leaving the Fairfaxes to be defeated at Adwalton Moor.
  • She did not live very happily with her new husband, who was warlike and self-willed, and when he was taken prisoner by the Turks (1071) she was compelled to vacate the throne in favour of her son Michael and retire to a convent, where she died.
  • The members of the Senate are elected for life by the House of Burgesses; but a senator is free to retire from office at the expiry of six years.
  • They are elected for a period of six years, but as half of each class retire at the end of three years, new elections for one half the number take place at the end of that time.
 

What's another word for retire?

comments powered by Disqus