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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. retire from

    Abandon is a word of wide signification, applying to persons or things of any kind; abdicate and resign apply to office, authority, or power; cede to territorial possessions; surrender especially to military force, and more generally to any demand, claim, passion, etc. Quit carries an idea of suddenness or abruptness not necessarily implied in abandon, and may not have the same suggestion of finality. The king abdicates his throne, cedes his territory, deserts his followers, renounces his religion, relinquishes his titles, abandons his designs. A cowardly officer deserts his ship; the helpless passengers abandon it. We quit business, give up property, resign office, abandon a habit or a trust. Relinquish commonly implies reluctance; the fainting hand relinquishes its grasp; the creditor relinquishes his claim. Abandon implies previous association with responsibility for or control of; forsake implies previous association with inclination or attachment, real or assumed; a man may abandon or forsake house or friends; he abandons an enterprise; forsakes God. Abandon is applied to both good and evil action; a thief abandons his designs, a man his principles. Forsake, like abandon, may be used either in the favorable or unfavorable sense; desert is always unfavorable, involving a breach of duty, except when used of mere localities; as, "the Deserted Village." While a monarch abdicates, a president or other elected or appointed officer resigns. It was held that James II. abdicated his throne by deserting it.

    Synonyms:
    abandon, abdicate, abjure, cast off, cease, cede, depart from, desert, discontinue, forego, forsake, forswear, give up, leave, quit, recant, relinquish, renounce, repudiate, resign, retract, surrender, vacate, withdraw from

    Antonyms:
    adopt, advocate, assert, cherish, claim, court, defend, favor, haunt, hold, keep, maintain, occupy, prosecute, protect, pursue, retain, seek, support, undertake, uphold, vindicate

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How to use retire from in a sentence?

  1. Paul McCartney:

    And Paul McCartney says,' Retire from what ? ,'.

  2. Harry Emerson Fosdick:

    Don't simply retire from something have something to retire to.

  3. Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli:

    Over the past several weeks, many of you have inquired about the status of Mike Adams, Dr. Mike Adams, in light of the public attention generated by comments he made on his personal social media channels, we can now share the update that after a discussion with Chancellor Sartarelli, Mike Adams has decided to retire from UNCW, effective August 1, 2020.

  4. Veteran Australia midfielder Mark Bresciano:

    It is with an element of sadness but a lot of pride that I have decided to retire from the Socceroos, playing for my country in the sport I love has been an amazing experience and something I have cherished but never taken for granted.

  5. Peyton Manning:

    Today I retire from the game of pro football, it was the right time.

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