retire
re·tire vb re·tired, re·tir·ing
vi: to withdraw from an action
the jury retired for deliberations
vt: to withdraw from circulation or from the market
retire a loan
retire stock

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

retire
I (conclude a career) verb abdicate, demit, drop out, give notice, give up office, give up work, leave, quit, relinquish, resign, stand aside, take leave, tender one's resignation, vacate II (retreat) verb abandon, abire, concedere, decamp, depart, discharge, fall back, go back, leave, part, recede, recedere, remove, retrocede, seclude oneself, separate oneself, shelve, take leave, turn in, vacate, withdraw III index abandon (withdraw), demit, depart, discharge (dismiss), discontinue (abandon), dislodge, ebb, flee, leave (depart), part (leave), quit (discontinue), quit (evacuate), recess, rest (cease from action), retreat, secede, seclude, sequester (seclude), superannuate, supplant, withdraw

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


retire
v.
(1) To stop working and leave employment permanently, often after reaching the age when workers typically retire; to remove someone or something from active service.
(2) To leave a place; for a jury to leave the courtroom to deliberate.
n.
retirement

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


retire
v. Applying to drafts, to redeem by paying out a sum of money; to withdraw from the market by buying back; a voluntary leaving of public office, or other form of employment; a leaving the courtroom by the jury to consider the case, or by the judge to her chambers.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

retire
v.
   1) to stop working at one's occupation.
   2) to pay off a promissory note and thus "retire" the loan.
   3) for a jury to go into the jury room to decide on a verdict after all evi-dence, argument and jury instructions have been completed.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • retiré — retiré, ée (re ti ré, rée) part. passé de retirer. 1°   Ramené en tirant. Un homme retiré vivant de dessous les décombres. 2°   Tiré en arrière, contracté. •   Ma peau est toute sèche et toute retirée, SACI Bible, Job, VII, 5. •   Les pattes… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Retire — Re*tire , v. i. 1. To go back or return; to draw back or away; to keep aloof; to withdraw or retreat, as from observation; to go into privacy; as, to retire to his home; to retire from the world, or from notice. [1913 Webster] To Una back he cast …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Retire — Re*tire , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Retired}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Retiring}.] [F. retirer; pref. re re + tirer to draw. See {Tirade}.] 1. To withdraw; to take away; sometimes used reflexively. [1913 Webster] He . . . retired himself, his wife, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Retire — Re*tire , n. 1. The act of retiring, or the state of being retired; also, a place to which one retires. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The battle and the retire of the English succors. Bacon. [1913 Webster] [Eve] discover d soon the place of her retire.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • retire — [ri tīr′] vi. retired, retiring [Fr retirer < re , back + tirer, to draw < VL * tirare] 1. to go away, retreat, or withdraw to a private, sheltered, or secluded place 2. to go to bed 3. to give ground, as in battle; retreat; withdraw 4. to… …   English World dictionary

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  • retire — (v.) 1530s, of armies, to retreat, from M.Fr. retirer to withdraw (something), from re back (see RE (Cf. re )) + O.Fr. tirer to draw (see TIRADE (Cf. tirade)). Meaning to withdraw to some place for the sake of seclusion is recorded from 1530s;… …   Etymology dictionary

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