n.1.The act of retiring, or the state of being retired; withdrawal; seclusion; as, the retirement of an officer.
O, blest Retirement, friend of life's decline.
- Goldsmith.
Retirement, rural quiet, friendship, books.
- Thomson.
2.A place of seclusion or privacy; a place to which one withdraws or retreats; a private abode.
Caprea had been the retirement of Augustus.
- Addison.
Noun1.Retirementretirement - the state of being retired from one's business or occupation
2.retirement - withdrawal from your position or occupation
3.retirement - withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation; "a religious retreat"
Synonyms: retreat
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