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English → English (WordNet) Definition: retiring retiring adj 1: not blatant or overly aggressive in manner or appearance; “a retiring disposition” [syn: unassertive] 2: moving toward a position farther from the front; “the receding glaciers of the last ice age”; “retiring fogs revealed the rocky coastline” [syn: receding] 3: not arrogant or presuming; “unassuming to a fault, skeptical about the value of his work”; “a shy retiring girl” [syn: unassuming] 4: of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office; “a retiring member of the board” [syn: past(a), preceding(a), retiring(a)]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Retiring 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] Retiring \Re*tir"ing\, a. 1. Reserved; shy; not forward or obtrusive; as, retiring modesty; retiring manners. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to retirement; causing retirement; suited to, or belonging to, retirement. [1913 Webster] Retiring board (Mil.), a board of officers who consider and report upon the alleged incapacity of an officer for active service. Retiring pension, a pension granted to a public officer on his retirement from office or service. [1913 Webster]


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