retire


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  • verb

Synonyms for retire

stop working

Synonyms

  • stop working
  • give up work
  • reach retirement age
  • be pensioned off
  • (be) put out to grass

withdraw

Synonyms

Synonyms for retire

to go to bed

to withdraw from business or active life

Synonyms

to remove from active service

to move back in the face of enemy attack or after a defeat

Synonyms for retire

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Under a qualified plan, an employer can offer an employee (other than a 5% owner) who attains age 70 1/2 in a calendar year after 1995 and has not retired by the end of that year the option to delay commencement of benefit distributions until no later than April 1 following the calendar year in which the employee retires from employment with the employer maintaining the plan.
Respondents 65 years old and older were more likely to cite Layoffs/Downsizing (58%) as the primary reason for having to retire earlier than planned, while respondents under age 55 were more likely to name Personal Illness (46%) or Injury (26%) as the cause.
But the years ahead are filled with uncertainty for Wambsgans and many others who plan to retire in the next decade.
At this rate, she knows she won't have nearly enough money on which to retire comfortably.
A worker may retire earlier or later than the normal retirement age of 65.
You can retire with a smaller amount of savings, but that may mean scaling back your expenses, perhaps to half of what you spent while you were working," she points out.
Kenny Wallace, a driver on the NASCAR Busch Series, said he knew his brother was going to retire before he turned 50.
Once their foreign assignments end, some of these employees decide to retire in the host country.
When one pilot retires, another pilot replaces him Co just as in any other industry when workers retire," said Captain Ralph Hunter, APA president.
About 20 percent of the county's managers and 7 percent of rank-and-file employees are expected to retire in the next three years as baby boomers, mostly in their mid- to late-50s, decide to retire, said Susan Stern, chief deputy of the Department of Human Resources.
E[acute accent]Possibly as a result, 69 percent of preretirement respondents who plan to retire are concerned about their ability to live comfortably in retirement, and among those already retired, nearly half - 49 percent - also expressed concern.
Among active investors age 50 to 90, nearly 60% of current retirees and 50% of individuals who expect to retire within the next five years are developing their own short- and long-term financial plans rather than seeking the advice of a financial professional.
LANCASTER - After going as far as Minnesota, Canada and Spain to recruit teachers, two Antelope Valley school districts want to offer incentives to their most experienced and highest-paid teachers to retire.
City Manager MaryJane Lazz intends to retire next year after more than two decades serving Thousand Oaks.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Principal Retire Secure Addresses Retirement Security Crisis -- Dramatically Increases Savings by American Workers through New Employer Retirement Savings Services