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Noun: retirement  ri'tI(-u)r-munt
  1. The state of being retired from one's business or occupation
  2. Withdrawal from your position or occupation
    - retiral [UK, dialect]
  3. Withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation
    "the religious retirement is a form of vacation activity";
    - retreat

Derived forms: retirements

Type of: conclusion, ending, position, status, termination, withdrawal

Encyclopedia: Retirement, Survivors, Disability Insurance