[ri-tahyuh rd] /rɪˈtaɪərd/

withdrawn from or no longer occupied with one’s business or profession:
a retired banker.
due or given a retired person:
retired pay.
secluded or sequestered:
a retired little village.

withdrawn; secluded: a retired life, a retired cottage in the woods

1580s, “separated from society or public notice,” past participle adjective from retire (v.). Meaning “having given up business” is from 1824. Abbreviation ret’d. attested from 1942.

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