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He retired from the army last month.
Mr. Garroway retired as chairman of the historical society in May.
The committee will now retire in order to discuss these issues.
At the age of 83, she finally retired from public life.
In the evenings, Lloyd retired to his study to write.
My printer was three years old, so I retired it.
This is the American English definition of retire. View British English definition of retire.
a sweet brown food eaten as a sweet or used for flavouring other food
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