Translation of retire in Spanish:
- 1 (from job, occupation)(teacher/civil servant)jubilarseretirarse(soldier)retirarse (del servicio activo)(athlete/footballer)they retired to Floridaretirarseshe retired from public lifecuando se jubilaron se fueron a vivir a Floridashe's planning to retire from the stagese alejó de la vida públicathe retiring treasurer was given a gold watchpiensa dejar la actividad teatralel tesorero saliente or que se retiraba fue obsequiado con un reloj de oroExample sentences
- Fixed annuities help stabilize income from investments, and are most commonly used by people who are not fully participating in the workforce, are about to retire or have retired.
- He had been a merchant seaman man and boy, covering some fifty years and he was so accustomed to shouting just to be heard that he couldn't stop doing it now that he'd retired.
- Beginning with an instructorship at Yale in 1909, he taught on a full-time basis for 51 years until retiring in 1960 at the age of 80.
- When a superstar retires, the price is based on his racetrack performance.
- Bird was my favorite player and when he retired from basketball, I lost interest in the game.
- Only the nobility were allowed to take part in jousting tournaments though Henry VIII had to retire from the sport as he was seriously injured in a jousting tournament in 1536.
- 2 2.1 (retreat, withdraw) [formal]2.2 (Military)retirarse(troops)retirarsereplegarseExample sentences2.3 (from sporting contest) See examples: he retired with an injured ankle
Stephens retired with clutch problemsabandonó el campo de juego con un tobillo lesionado2.4 (go to bed) [formal or hum]Stephens abandonó (la carrera) por problemas de embragueacostarseretirarse a sus ( or mis etc) aposentos[formal o hum]Example sentences
- The great black dragon was forced to retire from the fight.
- To the north of Ypres the Germans, by employing a large quantity of asphyxiating bombs, the effect of which was felt for a distance of a mile and a quarter behind our lines, succeeded in forcing us to retire.
- Yermati led a tactical retreat and the elves retired to their kingdom.
- MaryAnn wasn't worried about Lizzie because Lizzie rarely had plans for a Saturday night and usually retired early.
- The music started to die down, and the king announced for everyone to retire for the night.
- Late that night, after everyone had retired, I sat up in bed, listening to the chirps of the night creatures.
- Later that evening after they had all finished their Christmas dinner, Sam retired to the window seat to read one of the new books she had gotten from Bryant.
- At the outbreak of the Civil War he retired to Montgomery Castle and declined to become involved.
- At half-past seven the onlookers had retired to safe positions five or six hundred yards away.
- 1.1 (from job) everyone over 60 was compulsorily retired1.2 (Finance)obligaron a jubilarse a todos los mayores de 60 años(shares/bonds)Example sentences
Example sentences1.3 (in baseball)
- Instead, Congress cranked up the printing press and called on the states to levy taxes to retire the bills.
- Their issues of paper currency were retired at their original purchasing-power values; depreciation was not a serious problem.
- When your clients are running late on their payments, it is unlikely that they will be able to retire the entire balance in one payment.
- After the war ended in 1816, these taxes were repealed and instead a high tariff was passed to retire the accumulated war debt.
- Most discussions of the surplus involve retirement of the publicly held debt, but once this debt has been retired, the surplus has to be redirected elsewhere.
- But Budde settled down and retired the next three batters.
- It requires retiring all twenty-seven batters in order, without allowing a single runner.
- Scobie took the mound for the seventh, retiring the first batter.
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