the state of being retired from one's business or occupation
withdrawal from your position or occupation
withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation
"the religious retreat is a form of vacation activity"
An act of retiring, or the state of being retired; withdrawal; seclusion; as, the retirement of an officer; the portion of one's life after retiring from one's career.
: A place of seclusion or privacy; a place to which one withdraws or retreats; a private abode.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
In retirement one withdraws from association he has had with others; we speak of the retirement of a public man to private life, tho he may still be much in company. In seclusion one shuts himself away from the society of all except intimate friends or attendants; in solitude no other person is present. While seclusion is ordinarily voluntary, solitude may be enforced; we speak of the solitude rather than the seclusion of a prisoner. As "private" denotes what concerns ourselves individually, privacy denotes freedom from the presence or observation of those not concerned or whom we desire not to have concerned in our affairs; privacy is more commonly temporary than seclusion; we speak of a moment's privacy. There may be loneliness without solitude, as amid an unsympathizing crowd, and solitude without loneliness, as when one is glad to be alone.
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Adultery itself in its principle is many times nothing but a curious inquisition after, and envy of another man's enclosed pleasures: and there have been many who refused fairer objects that they might ravish an enclosed woman from her retirement and single possessor.
I think we need to raise the retirement age, not for people that are already nearing, receiving Social Security, or already on it, but raise it gradually, over a long period of time for people that are just entering the system. And I think we need to do that in relatively short order.
Proposals such as raising the eligibility age for Medicare and changing the way Social Security retirement benefits are indexed to inflation are non-starters for the administration and Democrats in Congress.
People do a poor job of understanding how much they will need for a retirement that could last a long time - and many don’t understand the basics of what their expenses will be in retirement.
Retirement, we understand, is great if you are busy, rich, and healthy. But then, under those conditions, work is great too.
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- Ruhestand, Abgeschiedenheit, RenteGerman
- retirada, jubilaciónSpanish
- piilopaikka, eläkepäivät, piilopirtti, eläkeläisyys, siirtyminen, eläköityminenFinnish
- 退職, 停年退職, 幽居Japanese
- pensionering, pensioenDutch
- przejście na emeryturęPolish
- retiramento, retirada, isolamento, retiro, aposentamento, aposentadoriaPortuguese
- [[уход]] [[на]] [[пенсия, пенсия, уединённость, уединение, отставкаRussian
- penzionisanje, пензионисање, penzija, пензијаSerbo-Croatian
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