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Engelsk udsagnsord: retire

1. retire (om adfærd) go into retirement; stop performing one's work or withdraw from one's position

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe retired at age 68.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mindre specifikke termerleave office, quit, resign, step down

Mere specifikke termerbow out, superannuate, withdraw

2. retire (om adfærd) withdraw from active participation

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe retired from chess.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)withdraw

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termercease, discontinue, give up, lay off, quit, stop

Mere specifikke termerdrop out

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbow out, retire, withdraw, withdraw

3. retire (om bevægelse) pull back or move away or backward

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe enemy withdrew.
The limo pulled away from the curb.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)draw back, move back, pull away, pull back, recede, retreat, withdraw

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termergo, locomote, move, travel

Mere specifikke termerback down, back off, back up, fall back, retreat, retrograde

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningback away, back out, crawfish, crawfish out, pull back, pull in one's horns, retreat, withdraw

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)advance, march on, move on, progress, go on, pass on

4. retire (om adfærd) withdraw from circulation or from the market, as of bills, shares, and bonds

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerrecall

5. retire (om adfærd) break from a meeting or gathering

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe adjourned for lunch.
The men retired to the library.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)adjourn, withdraw

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerclose, close down, close up, fold, shut down

Mere specifikke termerprorogue

Kan forårsageassemble, foregather, forgather, gather, meet

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningseclude, sequester, sequestrate, withdraw

6. retire (om adfærd) make (someone) retire

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe director was retired after the scandal.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termercan, dismiss, displace, fire, force out, give notice, give the axe, give the sack, sack, send away, terminate

Mere specifikke termersuperannuate


7. retire (om forhold) dispose of (something no longer useful or needed)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe finally retired that old coat.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termercast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, discard, dispose, fling, put away, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, toss out

8. retire (om følelse) lose interest

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe retired from life when his wife died.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)withdraw

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Mindre specifikke termerfatigue, jade, pall, tire, weary

Mere specifikke termerback down, back off, bow out, chicken out, pull out

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningretire, withdraw

9. retire (om relation) cause to be out on a fielding play

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)put out

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termerdiddle, fiddle, play, toy

Overordnet emneområdebaseball, baseball game

10. retire (om konkurrence) cause to get out

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe pitcher retired three batters.
The runner was put out at third base.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)strike out

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody

Medførerease up, give, give way, move over, yield

Overordnet emneområdebaseball, baseball game

11. retire (i anatomi) prepare for sleep

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI usually turn in at midnight.
He goes to bed at the crack of dawn.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bed, crawl in, go to bed, go to sleep, hit the hay, hit the sack, kip down, sack out, turn in

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s

Mere specifikke termerbed down, bunk down

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)get up, arise, uprise, rise, turn out

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