Definitions For Retire


  • Prepare for sleep
  • Cause to get out
  • Cause to be out on a fielding play
  • Lose interest
  • Pull back or move away or backward
  • Dispose of (something no longer useful or needed)
  • Go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position
  • Withdraw from active participation
  • Make (someone) retire
  • Break from a meeting or gathering
  • Withdraw from circulation or from the market, as of bills, shares, and bonds
  • To stop a job or career because you have reached the age when you are not allowed to work anymore or do not need or want to work anymore
  • To cause (someone, such as a military officer) to end a job or career
  • To stop playing in a game, competition, etc., especially because of injury

Is Retire a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Retire is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 6 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Retire in a Sentence

  • I want to be healthy when I retire.
  • She had to retire during the first set because of a muscle strain.
  • The Navy is retiring the old battleship.

Synonyms for Retire

Antonyms for Retire

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