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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to withdraw from an occupation)
a. jubilarse (because of age limit)
My mom will retire when she's sixty.Mi madre se va a jubilar a los sesenta.
b. retirarse (for other reasons)
He is going to retire from soccer because of his injury.Se va a retirar del fútbol debido a su lesión.
2. (to withdraw from a situation)
a. retirarse
After her success in the movie, she retired from public life.Después de su éxito en la película, se retiró de la vida pública.
3. (to rest)
a. retirarse
Excuse me, but I'll retire now.Disculpen, pero ya me retiro.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to remove from an occupation)
a. jubilar
Despite their good work, they were retired when they turned sixty.A pesar de su buen trabajo, los jubilaron al cumplir sesenta.
5. (military)
a. retirar
The general retired the troops from battle.El general retiró a las tropas de la batalla.
6. (finance)
a. redimir
Can I retire my bonds at any bank?¿Puedo redimir mis bonos en cualquier banco?
7. (sports)
a. retirar (baseball)
The pitcher retired the last three batters.El lanzador retiró a los tres últimos bateadores.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. jubilar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (employee)
a. jubilarse
3. (withdraw)
a. retirarse
4. (formal)
a. retirarse (a descansar) (to bed)
retire [rɪˈtaɪəʳ]
intransitive verb
1 (give up work) [+worker] retirarse; (at age limit) jubilarse; retirarse; [+professional sportsperson, military officer] retirarse
she is retiring from professional tennis this year se retira del tenis profesional este año
in 1974 he retired from the museum he retires as chairman of the board at the end of this year he ran it for over half a century, until he retired as its manager at the age when most people retire, he is ready to face a new career although their careers are important many said they plan to retire at 50 Gladys retired at the age of sixty-eight women and men will be able to retire five years earlier I have decided to retire from Formula One racing at the end of the season most racing cyclists have retired by the age of thirty the Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force is retiring from active duty in 1965 to retire [on] a pension
she retired on a good pension se jubiló or se retiró con una buena pensión; he retired to the South of France se jubiló or se retiró y se fue a vivir al sur de Francia
Eisenhower left the White House and retired to his farm in Gettysburg
2 (withdraw) retirarse
the jury has retired to consider its verdict el jurado se ha retirado a deliberar para dar su veredicto; to retire from public life retirarse de or abandonar la vida pública
I retired to my study upstairs to retire from the world to retire [into] o.s.
3 (go to bed) acostarse; retirarse (formal)
she retires early most nights she retired early with a good book don't eat just before retiring or retire just after eating
to retire to bed retire for the night ir a dormir; ir a acostarse
some time after midnight, he retired to bed they had already retired for the night when we got back
4 (Dep) [+competitor] abandonar; retirarse; [+horse] retirarse
he retired in the fifth lap with engine trouble abandonó or se retiró en la quinta vuelta debido a problemas con el motor
she was forced to retire from the competition with a knee injury one of the most serious injuries was to Simon Littlejohn, who was /forced to retire from the race with a leg injury/ Antonitsch retired injured in the third set of his match against the Canadian Great Ovation retired lame
5 (Mil) [+troops, army] retirarse
Yamamoto was forced to retire to safety 4,000 British soldiers were retiring towards Ladysmith after an inconclusive battle
transitive verb
1 (from work, service) [+worker] jubilar; (Mil) [+officer] retirar
he was compulsorily retired le dieron la jubilación forzosa; le obligaron a jubilarse
if he does badly they may retire him he made himself immensely unpopular by retiring 90 members of the company within the first few years I believe he was retired early from a university somewhere or other the court found that he should have been retired at a higher rank and awarded him back pay Malone was retired from the British Army
2 (Horse Racing) [+horse] retirar; (Baseball) [+batter] eliminar
/the horse went lame and was retired from racing/ three days later Fager was voted horse of the year and was then retired to stud the Rangers'first two batters were retired easily
3 (Economics) [+bond] redimir
so long as the bond is callable, /it can be prematurely retired/ any time the issuer cares to /the whole issue is being retired/ before its time, and there's nothing you can do but turn in your bond and invest your money elsewhere
4 (Mil) [+troops, army] retirar
he retired his troops to a position of safety
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