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Retirement synonyms
rĭ-tīr'mənt
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(Naut.) The distance due east or west from the meridian of its starting point covered by a ship on a given course
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  1. (Naut.) The distance due east or west from the meridian of its starting point covered by a ship on a given course
  2. A divergence or deviation, as from an established rule, plan, or procedure:
  3. The act of leaving.
The act of relinquishing something.
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  1. The act of relinquishing something.
  2. Abandonment of a right or thing. See also abstention. Abandonment of a right or thing. See also abstention.
Formal notice of this, esp. in writing
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  1. Formal notice of this, esp. in writing
  2. Patient submission; passive acceptance; acquiescence
  3. An oral or written statement that one is resigning a position or office:
The act of abandoning property or a right with no intent of reclaiming it or of later giving it away or selling it. See also forfeiture, relinquishment, renunciation, surrender, and waiver.
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  1. The act of abandoning property or a right with no intent of reclaiming it or of later giving it away or selling it. See also forfeiture, relinquishment, renunciation, surrender, and waiver.
The material so discharged.
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  1. The material so discharged.
  2. The act of evacuating or the condition of being evacuated.
  3. (Physiology) Discharge of waste materials from the excretory passages of the body, especially from the bowels.
An interval or space that separates; a gap:
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  1. An interval or space that separates; a gap:
  2. The condition of being so sorted or distinguished:
  3. The act or process of moving apart or forcing something apart:
The fact of being removed.
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  1. The fact of being removed.
  2. A removing or being removed
  3. A petition made by a defendant to have a case moved from one court to another, usually as in the second definition.
The action of the verb to exit.
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  1. The action of the verb to exit.
  2. (erroneous) Common misspelling of exciting.
The act of moving back from something; a retreat.
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  1. The act of moving back from something; a retreat.
The act or an instance of retracting or revoking:
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  1. The act or an instance of retracting or revoking:
  2. Discontinuation of the use of an addictive substance. The symptoms of withdrawal include headache, diarrhea, and tremors and can range from mild to life threatening, depending on the extent of the body's reliance on the addictive substance.
  3. The act or process of giving up the use of a narcotic drug to which one has become addicted, typically accompanied by distressing physiological and mental effects (withdrawal symptoms)
(Proper) The withdrawal of the Southern states from the federal Union at the start of the Civil War
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  1. (Proper) The withdrawal of the Southern states from the federal Union at the start of the Civil War
  2. An act of seceding; formal withdrawal or separation
The motion of celestial objects away from one another in an expanding universe.
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  1. The motion of celestial objects away from one another in an expanding universe.
  2. The restoration of property by a grantee back to the previous owner by means of a legal conveyance.
  3. (Econ.) A temporary falling off of business activity during a period when such activity has been generally increasing
(Mil.) The withdrawal of troops, ships, etc. from a position, esp. when forced by enemy attack
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  1. (Mil.) The withdrawal of troops, ships, etc. from a position, esp. when forced by enemy attack
  2. An organized group withdrawal from regular activities for a given purpose, as by colleagues meeting away from the office and engaging in exercises for promoting teamwork, creativity, etc.
  3. The act or process of moving back or away, especially from something hazardous, formidable, or unpleasant:
An action of regressing, a return to a previous state.
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  1. An action of regressing, a return to a previous state.
  2. The return of a population to an earlier or less complex physical type in successive generations.
  3. (Psychotherapy) A psychotherapeutic method whereby healing is facilitated by inducing the patient to act out behaviour typical of an earlier developmental stage.
The act of a person or branch of government renouncing or abandoning an office, trust, sovereignty, privileges, or duties to which he or she is entitled, holds, or possesses by law. The act of a person or branch of government renouncing or abandoning an office, trust, sovereignty, privileges, or duties to which he or she is entitled, holds, or possesses by law.
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  1. The act of a person or branch of government renouncing or abandoning an office, trust, sovereignty, privileges, or duties to which he or she is entitled, holds, or possesses by law. The act of a person or branch of government renouncing or abandoning an office, trust, sovereignty, privileges, or duties to which he or she is entitled, holds, or possesses by law.
The removal of something attached to real property, such as crops or minerals, so that it becomes personal property instead of a part of the land.
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  1. The removal of something attached to real property, such as crops or minerals, so that it becomes personal property instead of a part of the land.
  2. Separation; partition.
  3. A severing or cutting off; in criminal law the process of bringing a particular charge out of many so that only one issue, or a few closely related ones, is before the jury at a time, while reserving the right to bring other charges later; the separating of the claims of two or more parties for any of a number of reasons; the ending of a joint tenancy.
The act of secluding:
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  1. The act of secluding:
  2. A secluding or being secluded; retirement; isolation; privacy
  3. (Archaic) A secluded place or abode.
Confiscation of property, as by court or government action
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  1. Confiscation of property, as by court or government action
  2. The taking and holding of property pending resolution of a legal dispute
  3. The isolation of a trial jury in the custody of the court for the duration of a trial in order to prevent tampering or their hearing outside testimony; keeping witnesses apart from one another and outside the courtroom;
The state of being aloof
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(Uncountable) The state or quality of being apart.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being apart.
  2. (Countable) The result or product of being apart.
The property of being separate.
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The state of being free from public attention or unsanctioned intrusion:
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  1. The state of being free from public attention or unsanctioned intrusion:
  2. The state of being private; the state of not being seen by others.
  3. One's private life or personal affairs
The act of hindering or preventing the discovery, knowledge, or sight of something.
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  1. The act of hindering or preventing the discovery, knowledge, or sight of something.
  2. The practice of keeping secrets
  3. The hiding or placement of an object out of notice or sight.
The state of being solitary, or alone; seclusion, isolation, or remoteness
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  1. The state of being solitary, or alone; seclusion, isolation, or remoteness
  2. The state or quality of being alone or remote from others:
  3. A lonely or deserted place.
The state or quality of being solitary.
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  1. The state or quality of being solitary.
An isolating or being isolated
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  1. An isolating or being isolated
  2. The quality or condition of being isolated:
  3. The act of isolating:
The quality of being remote.
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The condition or state of being lonely; solitude; seclusion.
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  1. The condition or state of being lonely; solitude; seclusion.
  2. A feeling of depression resulting from being alone.
A quiet or peaceful quality; freedom from turmoil or agitation
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  1. A quiet or peaceful quality; freedom from turmoil or agitation
  2. A quiet state or condition; calmness, stillness, inactivity, freedom from noise, etc.
The act or process of moving back or away, especially from something hazardous, formidable, or unpleasant:
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  1. The act or process of moving back or away, especially from something hazardous, formidable, or unpleasant:
  2. An organized group withdrawal from regular activities for a given purpose, as by colleagues meeting away from the office and engaging in exercises for promoting teamwork, creativity, etc.
  3. A place affording peace, quiet, privacy, or security.
The quality or state of being tranquil; calmness; serenity
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  1. The quality or state of being tranquil; calmness; serenity
An expediency or shift; action taken to escape trouble or difficulty
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  1. An expediency or shift; action taken to escape trouble or difficulty
  2. A place providing protection or shelter:
  3. Protection or shelter, as from danger or hardship:
  1. A lack of agitation or disturbance.
  2. A title given to a reigning prince or similar dignitary.
  3. A female given name in general use since the 1990s.
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Punishment involving civil degradation (as in the loss of the right to own property) and incarceration with hard labor.
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  1. Punishment involving civil degradation (as in the loss of the right to own property) and incarceration with hard labor.
  2. The condition or fact of becoming or being a recluse
  3. Life as a recluse
The state of being secluded:
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  1. The state of being secluded:
  2. The act of secluding:
  3. A secluding or being secluded; retirement; isolation; privacy
The act or process of sequestering:
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  1. The act or process of sequestering:
  2. The taking and holding of property pending resolution of a legal dispute
  3. A sequestering or being sequestered; seclusion; separation
A backup plan or contingency strategy; an alternative which can be used if something goes wrong with the main plan; a recourse.
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  1. A backup plan or contingency strategy; an alternative which can be used if something goes wrong with the main plan; a recourse.
  2. A retreat:
  3. A withdrawing; retreat
Something that retards or hinders
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  1. Something that retards or hinders
  2. The act or process of pulling back, especially an orderly troop withdrawal.
Change from a dive to level flight. Used of an aircraft.
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  1. Change from a dive to level flight. Used of an aircraft.
  2. The act of pulling out; esp., removal, departure, withdrawal, etc.
  3. A withdrawal, especially of troops.
The signal for a military withdrawal:
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  1. The signal for a military withdrawal:
  2. (Mil.) The withdrawal of troops, ships, etc. from a position, esp. when forced by enemy attack
  3. A signal for such a withdrawal
The act or an instance of retracting or revoking:
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  1. The act or an instance of retracting or revoking:
  2. Discontinuation of the use of an addictive substance. The symptoms of withdrawal include headache, diarrhea, and tremors and can range from mild to life threatening, depending on the extent of the body's reliance on the addictive substance.
  3. A retreat or retirement:
Find another word for retirement. In this page you can discover 57 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for retirement, like: departure, relinquishment, resignation, abandonment, vacating, evacuation, separation, removal, handing-over, laying-down and egressing.