Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
retiring /ri'taiəriɳ/
  • tính từ
    • xa lánh mọi người, không thích xuất đầu lộ diện
    • kín đáo; khiêm tốn
    • dành cho người về hưu
      • a retiring allowance: tiền trợ cấp cho người về hưu
Concise Dictionary
+moving toward a position farther from the front
+not arrogant or presuming
+of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office
+reluctant to draw attention to yourself

+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

Thesaurus Dictionary
shy, bashful, coy, demure, modest, diffident, timid, unpretentious, unassuming, humble, self-effacing, timorous, meek, reticent, reserved, unsocial, unsociable, aloof, removed, standoffish, distant, reclusive, eremitic(al):
Howard is of a retiring disposition, preferring to keep to himself.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
preferring not to spend time with other people; shy: a quiet, retiring man

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