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Wordnet 3.0


1. no longer active in your work or profession;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Retired \Re*tired"\, a. 1. Private; secluded; quiet; as, a retired life; a person of retired habits. [1913 Webster] A retired part of the peninsula. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] 2. Withdrawn from active duty or business; as, a retired officer; a retired physician. [1913 Webster] Retired flank (Fort.), a flank bent inward toward the rear of the work. Retired list (Mil. & Naval), a list of officers, who, by reason of advanced age or other disability, are relieved from active service, but still receive a specified amount of pay from the government. [1913 Webster] -- Re*tired"ly, adv. -- Re*tired"ness, n. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Retire \Re*tire"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Retired; p. pr. & vb. n. Retiring.] [F. retirer; pref. re- re- + tirer to draw. See Tirade.] 1. To withdraw; to take away; -- sometimes used reflexively. [1913 Webster] He . . . retired himself, his wife, and children into a forest. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] As when the sun is present all the year, And never doth retire his golden ray. --Sir J. Davies. [1913 Webster] 2. To withdraw from circulation, or from the market; to take up and pay; as, to retire bonds; to retire a note. [1913 Webster] 3. To cause to retire; specifically, to designate as no longer qualified for active service; to place on the retired list; as, to retire a military or naval officer. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

retired adj 1: no longer active in your work or profession
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

75 Moby Thesaurus words for "retired": abandoned, abjured, anonymous, antiquated, antique, apart, archaic, closet, deserted, detached, devious, discontinued, disused, done with, emeritus, free, idle, in a backwater, in retirement, incognito, inmost, innermost, insular, interior, intimate, inward, isolated, leisure, leisured, lonesome, not worth saving, obsolescent, obsolete, old, old-fashioned, on pension, on the shelf, open, out, out of use, out-of-date, out-of-the-way, out-of-the-world, outdated, outmoded, outworn, past use, pensioned, pensioned off, personal, private, privy, quarantined, relinquished, remote, removed, renounced, resigned, secluded, secret, segregated, semiretired, separate, separated, sequestered, shut off, spare, superannuate, superannuated, superseded, unfrequented, unoccupied, unvisited, withdrawn, worn-out