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My poor sister was forced to be in the plays that I would write. We would go to my grandma's retirement building and perform 'Phantom of the Opera.'
Lindy Booth

Meaning of "retirement" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RETIREMENT

retirement  [rɪˈtaɪəmənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RETIREMENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Retirement is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES RETIREMENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

retirement

Retirement

Retirement is the point where a person stops employment completely. A person may also semi-retire by reducing work hours. Many people choose to retire when they are eligible for private or public pension benefits, although some are forced to retire when physical conditions no longer allow the person to work any more or as a result of legislation concerning their position. In most countries, the idea of retirement is of recent origin, being introduced during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Previously, low life expectancy and the absence of pension arrangements meant that most workers continued to work until death. Germany was the first country to introduce retirement, in 1889. Nowadays most developed countries have systems to provide pensions on retirement in old age, which may be sponsored by employers and/or the state. In many poorer countries, support for the old is still mainly provided through the family. Today, retirement with a pension is considered a right of the worker in many societies, and hard ideological, social, cultural and political battles have been fought over whether this is a right.

Definition of retirement in the English dictionary

The first definition of retirement in the dictionary is the act of retiring from one's work, office, etc. Other definition of retirement is the period of being retired from work. Retirement is also seclusion from the world; privacy.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH RETIREMENT


acquirement
əˈkwaɪəmənt
affeerment
əˈfɪəmənt
amerciament
əˈmɜːsɪəmənt
attirement
əˈtaɪəmənt
cashierment
kæˈʃɪəmənt
cerement
ˈsɪəmənt
endearment
ɪnˈdɪəmənt
instrument
ˈɪnstrəmənt
lineament
ˈlɪnɪəmənt
measurement
ˈmɛʒəmənt
measurements
ˈmɛʒəmənt
ornament
ˈɔːnəmənt
palliament
ˈpælɪəmənt
parliament
ˈpɑːləmənt
postretirement
ˌpəʊstrɪˈtaɪəmənt
preretirement
ˌpriːrɪˈtaɪəmənt
requirement
rɪˈkwaɪəmənt
semiretirement
ˌsɛmɪrɪˈtaɪəmənt
tournament
ˈtʊənəmənt
virement
ˈvaɪəmənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RETIREMENT

retiracy
retiral
retirant
retire
retired
retired list
retired pay
retiredly
retiredness
retiree
retirement age
retirement benefit
retirement community
retirement home
retirement pay
retirement pension
retirement relief
retirer
retiring
retiring age

WORDS THAT END LIKE RETIREMENT

abonnement
achievement
advertisement
agreement
amusement
announcement
apartment
arrangement
basement
element
enforcement
engagement
implement
improvement
infringement
management
movement
placement
replacement
statement
supplement

Synonyms and antonyms of retirement in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «RETIREMENT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «retirement» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of retirement

Translation of «retirement» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RETIREMENT

Find out the translation of retirement to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of retirement from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «retirement» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

退休
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

jubilación
570 millions of speakers

English

retirement
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सेवानिवृत्ति
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تَقاعُد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

выход на пенсию
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

aposentadoria
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অবসর গ্রহণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

retraite
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bersara
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ruhestand
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

退職
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

퇴직
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pensiun
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự về hưu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஓய்வு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निवृत्ती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

emeklilik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pensionamento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przejście na emeryturę
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

відставка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pensionare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συνταξιοδότηση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

aftrede
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pension
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

avgang
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of retirement

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RETIREMENT»

The term «retirement» is very widely used and occupies the 7.742 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RETIREMENT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about retirement

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10 QUOTES WITH «RETIREMENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word retirement.
1
Joey Lauren Adams
I was born and raised in North Little Rock, Arkansas. I was 15 when I got my first job serving food to the residents in a retirement home - 22 years later I would shoot my first film in one.
2
Sharron Angle
I support voluntary personal retirement accounts for Social Security. It should be people's free choice.
3
J. G. Ballard
The chief role of the universities is to prolong adolescence into middle age, at which point early retirement ensures that we lack the means or the will to enforce significant change.
4
Gresham Barrett
Younger workers should have more freedom to build their retirement nest egg.
5
Steve Bartlett
Pension reforms, like investment advice and automatic enrollment, will strengthen the ability of Americans to save and invest for retirement.
6
Max Baucus
IRAs are intended for retirement.
7
Lindy Booth
My poor sister was forced to be in the plays that I would write. We would go to my grandma's retirement building and perform 'Phantom of the Opera.'
8
Barbara Boxer
I was a stock broker once. I think there is an absolute place for market investments. But they should never be the basis of one's retirement. They should be an additional piece on top of a basic, secure, guaranteed retirement benefit.
9
Ginny Brown-Waite
If a woman did not work and have the opportunity to save and invest on her own throughout her lifetime, she is often totally reliant on her family and Social Security for her retirement years.
10
Ken Buck
We've got to make sure our younger workers understand that as life expectancy increases, the retirement date for benefits increases also.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RETIREMENT»

Discover the use of retirement in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to retirement and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
How to Retire Happy, Wild, and Free: Retirement Wisdom that ...
Offers humorous insights and suggestions for keeping busy to stay happy, with testimonials from successful retirees.
Ernie John Zelinski, 2004
2
The Smartest Retirement Book You'll Ever Read
Follow the advice in The Smartest Retirement Book You'll Ever Read and you will: Find simple strategies to maximize your retirement nest egg Steer clear of scams that rob you of your hard-earned savings Ensure that your money lasts longer ...
Daniel R. Solin, 2009
3
The Retirement Maze: What You Should Know Before and After ...
This book investigates the struggles faced by retirees in building a new life outside of the workforce.
Rob Pascale, Louis H. Primavera, Rip Roach, 2012
4
The Oxford Handbook of Pensions and Retirement Income
This handbook draws on research from a range of academic disciplines to reflect on the implications for provisions of pension and retirement income of demographic ageing. it reviews the latest research, policy related tools, analytical ...
Gordon L. Clark, Alicia H. Munnell, J. Michael Orszag, 2006
5
Retirement: Reasons, Processes, and Results
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Gary A. Adams, PhD, Terry A. Beehr, PhD, 2003
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What You Don't Know about Retirement: A Funny Retirement Quiz
What You Don’t Know about Retirement… is an outrageous quiz that helps celebrate the joy of retirement and provides entertainment for any retirement party. This book is sure to be a hit among retirees!
Bill Dodds, 2010
7
The Oxford Handbook of Retirement
The chapters assembled in this volume are organized into five parts, providing comprehensive coverage conceptualizations of retirement from multiple disciplines; existing theoretical perspectives and research findings on retirement, ...
Mo Wang, 2012
8
Retirement Heist: How Companies Plunder and Profit from the ...
Ellen E. Schultz, an award-winning investigative reporter formerly of The Wall Street Journal, reveals how large employers and the retirement industry have all played a huge and hidden role in the death spiral of American pensions and ...
Ellen E. Schultz, 2011
9
Retirement: A New Adventure
Even if you are already retired, you can still develop a plan. As you read the book, you will find information about how others went from careers to retirement to positive adventures.
Christopher Borman, 2009
10
100 Best Retirement Businesses
Suggests a variety of small business ideas suitable for the retired, and gives advice on making them successful
Lisa Agnowski Rogak, David H. Bangs, 1994

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RETIREMENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term retirement is used in the context of the following news items.
1
How the Supreme Court Just Improved Your Retirement
You many not know much about ERISA, the body of rules that governs retirement accounts. But chances are you have a 401(k). That means Monday's Supreme ... «TIME, May 15»
2
Ed Reed To Announce His Retirement
Even in pseudo-retirement, Reed was still prowling, still unpredictable. He tweeted about workouts earlier this offseason, seemingly baiting people – just like he ... «BaltimoreRavens.com, May 15»
3
House committee keeps military retirement overhaul in defense bill
Lawmakers voted to move forward with reforms to the military retirement system Wednesday night, despite concerns from some that Congress was moving too ... «Washington Times, Apr 15»
4
Jeb Bush Backs Hike in Social Security Retirement Age
April 17, 2015 MANCHESTER, NH—Jeb Bush grabbed one of the third rails of American politics on Friday, declaring that the retirement age for Social Security ... «National Journal, Apr 15»
5
How to Make Sure Your Retirement Adviser Is On Your Team
The proposed rule would require brokers to act solely in their clients' best interests when giving advice or selling products related to retirement plans, including ... «TIME, Apr 15»
6
Dirk Nowitzki: Steve Nash overcame 'being injured, and being slow …
Nowitzki also said Nash's retirement wasn't shocking and he was surprised the news was just now coming out as opposed to several months ago. “I think it was ... «USA TODAY, Mar 15»
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NBA players react to Steve Nash's retirement
Steve Nash is officially walking away from his professional basketball playing career, and he will be missed. By his fans, particularly those in Phoenix, Dallas ... «CBSSports.com, Mar 15»
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The White House proposes a new rule to help preserve retirement
A great treat of my youth was to go out to eat in Brooklyn with my Uncle Willy. Once, showing off my sophistication, I asked the waiter what he'd recommend. «Washington Post, Feb 15»
9
Time to raise Social Security's retirement age
As Congress looks for solutions to solve the looming Social Security crisis, a gradual increase in the retirement age should be a top priority. When Social ... «Washington Examiner, Feb 15»
10
Panel says shrink troops' retirement, start 401(k)
A detailed proposal to revamp military retirement that was sent to Capitol Hill would shrink the size of future troops' pensions and end the 20-year, all-or-nothing ... «Military Times, Jan 15»

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