retire

Meaning(s)

1. remove something from (public) use

Popularity

Medium

Professional

Medium

Social

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retire the product/software

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To 'retire' can mean to leave your job and stop working, usually upon reaching a particular age. To 'retire' can also mean to stop participating in a particular sport or activity in a competitive way or because of an injury. To retire can mean to leave a particular room or place. To retire can also mean to go to bed in order to sleep. To 'retire' can mean to withdraw from circulation or to retreat from somewhere. This is a verb that can be used in social and professional contexts.

Check Icon Professional Examples (Basic)

  1. We're launching the updated product next month, so I think we should retire the outdated version.
  2. It's about time we retired this software. It's really seen its day, and there are much newer packages on the market.

Check Icon Social Examples (Basic)

  1. I'm afraid I'm getting tired I think I'll retire to bed for the evening.
  2. He had to retire from racing because of a back injury.
  3. When I retire, I plan to live beside the beach in Greece.

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let it go retreat

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