Definition of retire:
the act of retiring
, or the state of being retired
; also, a place to which one retires; a call
sounded on a bugle
, announcing to skirmisher
s that they are to retire, or fall back
"his retire is by a lake."
; to take away; -- sometimes used reflexively; to withdraw from circulation
, or from the market
; to take up and pay; as, to retire bonds; to retire a note
"he retired himself from the party."