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  1. retire

    • IPA[rɪˈtʌɪə]

    英式

    • v.
      leave one's job and cease to work, typically on reaching the normal age for leaving service;compel (an employee) to leave their job, especially before they have reached retirement age
    • verb: retire, 3rd person present: retires, gerund or present participle: retiring, past tense: retired, past participle: retired

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    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. leave one's job and cease to work, typically on reaching the normal age for leaving service:

      he retired from the Navy in 1986

    • 2. compel (an employee) to leave their job, especially before they have reached retirement age:

      the Home Office retired him

    • 3. (of a player) cease to participate in competitive sport:

      he retired from football several years ago

    • 4. (of a sports player) withdraw from a race or match as a result of accident or injury:

      he was forced to retire with a damaged oil tank

      Stewart retired hurt

    • 5. put out (a batter); cause (a side) to end a turn at bat:

      Dopson retired twelve batters in a row

    • 6. withdraw to or from a particular place:

      she retired into the bathroom

    • 7. go to bed:

      everyone retired early that night

    • 8. (of a jury) leave the courtroom to decide the verdict of a trial:

      the judge finished his summing up and the jury retired

    • 9. (of a military force) retreat from an enemy or an attacking position:

      lack of numbers compelled the British force to retire

    • 10. order (a military force) to retreat:

      the general retired all his troops

    • 11. withdraw (a bill or note) from circulation or currency.
    • 12. pay off or cancel (a debt):

      the debt is to be retired from state gaming-tax receipts

    • n. a movement in which one leg is bent and raised at right angles to the body until the toe is in line with the knee of the supporting leg.

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    • n. a movement in which one leg is raised at right angles to the body until the toe is in line with the knee of the supporting leg.

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    • adj. having left one's job and ceased to work:

    • a retired headmaster

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    • adj. having left one's job and ceased to work:

    • a retired teacher

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    • adj. having retired or withdrawn from employment or an occupation but continuing to work part-time or occasionally:

    • he was some semi-retired officer on a retainer

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    • IPA[rəˈtī(ə)r]

    美式

    • v.
      leave one's job and cease to work, typically upon reaching the normal age for leaving employment:
    • he retired from the navy in 1966

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  2. 知識+

    • retire for the night?

      retire to bed 是就寢 retire for the night 晚上上床睡覺.這是很正式的說法.還有一些上床睡覺的說法例: hit the sack 或 turn in

    • 句子中譯和retire

      ... been selectedto replace Henri Valois, who is retiring as president and executive officer ofthe Marteux Pharmaceutical ...

    • 英語文法-現在完成式一問

      ... Page是下個星期才會退休,乍看之下必須要用未來式(will retire)或是未來完成式(will have retired),但是受限於上面所提的文法,所以此...