US: /ˌɹiˈtaɪɝ/, /ɹiˈtaɪɹ/, /ɹɪˈtaɪɹ/
UK: /ɹɪtˈa‍ɪ‍ə/

English Vietnamese dictionary

retire /ri'taiə/
  • nội động từ
    • rời bỏ, đi ra, rút về, lui về (một nơi nào kín đáo...)
      • to retire from the room: ra khỏi căn phòng
      • to retire from the world: rời bỏ thế tục, sống ẩn dật; đi tu
      • to retire for the night; to retire to bed: đi ngủ
      • to retire into oneself: thu vào cái vỏ của mình mà sống
    • đi ngủ ((cũng) to retire to bed)
    • thôi việc; về hưu
      • to retire from business: thôi không kinh doanh nữa
      • to retire on a pension: về hưu
      • retiring pension: lương hưu trí
      • retiting age: tuổi về hưu
    • (quân sự) rút lui
    • thể bỏ cuộc
      • to retire from the race: bỏ cuộc đua
  • ngoại động từ
    • cho về hưu (công chức)
    • (quân sự) cho rút lui
    • (tài chính) rút về, không cho lưu hành (một loại tiền...)
    • danh từ
      • (quân sự) hiệu lệnh rút lui
        • to sound the retire: thổi kèn ra lệnh rút lui

    Advanced English dictionary

    + verb
    from job
    1 ~ (from sth)
    ~ (as sth) to stop doing your job, especially because you have reached a particular age or because you are ill/sick; to tell sb they must stop doing their job: [V] She was forced to retire early from teaching because of ill health. + He is retiring next year after 30 years with the company. + My dream is to retire to a villa in France. + He has no plans to retire as editor of the magazine. + The company's official retiring age is 65. + [VN] She was retired on medical grounds.
    in sport
    2 ~ (from sth) to stop competing during a game, race, etc., usually because you are injured: [V] She fell badly, spraining her ankle, and had to retire. + [V-ADJ] He retired hurt in the first five minutes of the game.
    from / to a place
    3 (formal) to leave a place, especially to go somewhere quieter or more private: The jury retired to consider the evidence. + After dinner he likes to retire to his study.
    of army
    4 [V] (formal) to move back from a battle in order to organize your soldiers in a different way
    go to bed
    5 [V] (literary) to go to bed: I retired late, for as always the morning would arrive too soon.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 withdraw, rusticate, go off or away, take off, retreat; hibernate, aestivate or US estivate, seclude or sequester or cloister oneself:
    I think I'll retire to some mountain-top to finish my book.
    2 stop or give up work(ing), be pensioned off, (be) put out to grass or pasture, take the golden handshake, be given the gold watch, go on social security, go on a pension, be superannuated, go out of circulation:
    Gemma Frobisher has retired from her job in the bakery, and is now living with her daughter in Norfolk
    3 go or take to (one's) bed or bedroom, (go to) sleep, lie down, (take one's) repose, (take a) nap, put one's feet up, Colloq take it easy, snooze, count sheep, have a zizz, catch or grab some shut-eye, get or take forty winks, US catch or log a few zees (Z's), Slang hit the sack, sack out, hit the hay, Brit kip, doss down:
    I usually retire around midnight.

    Collocation dictionary


    He is hoping to retire early on medical grounds.


    be compelled to, be forced to, be obliged to, have to
    Anderson was forced to retire because of injury at the age of 26.
    | be due to, plan to
    Mr McNeil is due to retire later this month.
    | decide to


    He recently retired as head teacher of their school.
    | at
    Most women retire at 60.
    | from
    She retired from the bank last year.

    Concise English dictionary

    +go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position
    +withdraw from active participation
    +pull back or move away or backward
    +move back and away from
    +withdraw from circulation or from the market, as of bills, shares, and bonds
    +break from a meeting or gathering
    +make (someone) retire
    +dispose of; as of old clothes
    +lose interest
    +cause to be out on a fielding play
    +cause to retire
    +prepare for sleep