What is retirement?

  • (noun): The state of being retired from one's business or occupation.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Retirement

Retirement is the point where a person stops employment completely. A person may also semi-retire by reducing work hours.

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Irina Tchachina - Retirement
... After her retirement, Irina had had a good career, She was invited to the project "Dances on Ice" on Russian Reality TV, with Ice Dancer Olympic Bronze medalist ...
Victor Kamber - The Kamber Group Years - USW/AFT Scandal
... his union had convinced the New York State Teachers Retirement System to withdraw $450 million from Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company because the bank had poorly ... Shanker also announced that the union had convinced the Pennsylvania School Employees' Retirement System to withdraw $300 million from the same bank, and ... AFL-CIO officials said the AFT had convinced the retirement systems to withdraw the funds to protest loans Manufacturers Hanover had made to the Phelps Dodge ...
Daunte Culpepper - Professional Career - 2008 Retirement and Comeback
... On September 4, 2008, Culpepper announced his retirement ... frustrations with the NFL in a 506 word retirement letter ... The main reason of his retirement was because he felt he could still be a starting quarterback in the NFL ...
Herbert H. Lehman - Career - Retirement
... After his retirement from the Senate, Lehman remained politically active, working with Eleanor Roosevelt and Thomas K ...
Life After Retirement
... Retirement might coincide with important life changes a retired worker might move to a new location, for example a retirement community, thereby having less frequent contact with ... Tourism is a common marker of retirement and for some becomes a way of life, such as for so called grey nomads ... it is not scientifically possible to directly show that retirement either causes or contributes to depression, the newly retired are one of the most vulnerable societal groups when it comes to depression most ...

More definitions of "retirement":

  • (noun): Withdrawal from your position or occupation.
  • (noun): Withdrawal for prayer and study and meditation.
    Synonyms: retreat

Famous quotes containing the word retirement:

    Adultery itself in its principle is many times nothing but a curious inquisition after, and envy of another man’s enclosed pleasures: and there have been many who refused fairer objects that they might ravish an enclosed woman from her retirement and single possessor.
    Jeremy Taylor (1613–1667)

    Douglas. Now remains a sweet reversion—
    We may boldly spend, upon the hope
    Of what is to come in.
    A comfort of retirement lives in this.
    Hotspur. A rendezvous, a home to fly unto.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    He who comes into Assemblies only to gratifie his Curiosity, and not to make a Figure, enjoys the Pleasures of Retirement in a[n] ...exquisite Degree.
    Richard Steele (1672–1729)