Synonyms of retire in English:

retire


See definition of retire

verb

1‘he retired two years ago’

SYNONYMS

give up work, stop working, stop work

reach retirement age

2‘we've retired him on full pension’

SYNONYMS

pension off, force to retire, force to give up work

informal put out to grass

3‘Gillian retired to her own office’

SYNONYMS

go off, withdraw, go away, go out, exit, make an exit, take oneself off, depart, decamp, adjourn, leave for

shut oneself away in, absent oneself

literary betake oneself

formal repair

4‘every diplomatic effort was made to get him and his army to retire’

SYNONYMS

retreat, withdraw, pull back, fall back, pull out, disengage, back off, give way, give ground, flee, take flight, turn tail, beat a retreat, beat a hasty retreat

ANTONYMS

advance

5‘everyone retired early that night’

SYNONYMS

go to bed, go to one's room, call it a day, go to sleep

informal turn in, hit the hay, hit the sack