What is the origin of the word 'retire'?
First attested 1533, "to retreat," from Middle French verb transitive retirer "to withdraw" from re- "back" + Old French tirer "to draw", as, a bow.
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Of the players on the 1960 Cowboys, the last to retire was tackle Paul Dickson . Dickson played 8 games for the Cowboys in the 1960 season, then was placed on the selection l…ist for the new Minnesota Vikings team for the 1961 season. The Vikings took him, put him at defensive tackle, and Dickson wound up playing 10 seasons for them. He ended his career with the Cardinals in 1971.
The word retire has three syllables.
From the Related Link: . retire 1533, of armies, "to retreat," from M.Fr. retirer "to withdraw (something)," from re- "back" + O.Fr. tirer "to draw" (see tirade). Meaning …"to withdraw to some place for the sake of seclusion" is recorded from 1538; sense of "leave an occupation" first attested 1648 (implied in retirement). Meaning "to leave company and go to bed" is from 1670. Baseball sense of "to put out" is recorded from 1874. Retiree is attested from 1945. .
Scottie Pippens number at Central Arkansas to be retired. (true by the way)
Jim had to think about retirement.
154 words can be made from the word retirement: 2-letter words em, en, er, et, in, it, me, mi, ne, re, ti 3-letter words eme, ere, ern, err, ire, men, met, mir, nee…, net, nim, nit, ree, rei, rem, ret, rim, rin, tee, ten, tet, tie, tin, tit 4-letter words emir, emit, erne, item, meet, mere, mete, mien, mine, mint, mire, mite, mitt, neem, nett, rein, rent, rete, rime, rite, teem, teen, tent, term, tern, tier, time, tine, tint, tire, tree, tret, trim 5-letter words eerie, emeer, enter, inert, inter, merer, merit, meter, metre, miner, miter, mitre, niter, nitre, remet, remit, rente, retem, retie, rimer, tenet, terne, timer, titer, titre, treen, trier, trine, trite 6-letter words eerier, emetin, entire, entree, ermine, eterne, meeter, metier, minter, mitten, netter, reemit, remeet, remint, renter, retene, retime, retine, retint, retire, retrim, ritter, teemer, teener, teeter, tenter, tentie, terete, termer, terret, territ, tinter, titmen, triene, trimer, triter 7-letter words emetine, emitter, enterer, eremite, miterer, nettier, reenter, reinter, rentier, retiree, teenier, tentier, termite, terreen, terrene, terrine, trireme 8-letter words remitter, trimeter 9-letter words interterm 10-letter words retirement
The Greek word is ÏÏ Î½ÏÎ±Î¾Î¹Î¿ÏÏÎ¿Ï(sintaxiuxos)
Retire is a verb.
Withdrawn or repeal?
Ymddeol is retirement.
In Acronyms & Abbreviations
In Example Sentences
When the time is right I shall retire from my job.
In Syllable Count
there are 3 syallables: re/ti/re.
In Prefixes Suffixes and Root Words
that's easy the root word for retirement is retire you're welcome
The noun forms of the verb to retire are retiree , retirement , and the gerund, retiring .