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British English: /rɪˈtʌɪə/
American English: /rəˈtaɪ(ə)r/

Translation of retire in French:

transitive verb

  • mettre [quelqu'un] à la retraite (on grounds of pour raisons de)
    to be compulsorily retired
    être mis à la retraite d'office

intransitive verb

  • 1 (from work) to retire from something
    quitter quelque chose
    to retire as
    se retirer en tant que
    to retire early
    partir en retraite anticipée
    to retire on £100 a week
    prendre sa retraite et toucher 100 livres par semaine
  • 2 (withdraw)
    (jury, person)
    se retirer (from de)
    to retire to the drawing-room/to one's room [formal]
    se retirer au salon/dans sa chambre
  • 3 [dated]to retire (to bed)
    aller se coucher
    to retire early
    (aller) se coucher tôt
  • 4 (Sport) to retire from something
    se retirer de quelque chose
    to retire with an injury, to retire injured
    abandonner à la suite d'une blessure
  • 5 (Military)
    se replier (to sur)

also: retired past participle adjective

also: retiring present participle adjective

  • qui prend sa retraite
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