Synonyms for Retired:


dismissed (adjective)
elderly (adjective)
gone (adjective)
isolated (adjective)
leisurely (adjective)
restful, unemployed, at leisure, unoccupied, relaxing, leisurely, deliberate, at loose ends, convenient, unhurried, inactive, easy.
quiet (adjective)
retired (adjective)
discharged, apart, isolated, withdrawn, emeritus, separated, resigned, inactive, superannuated, secluded, removed.


gone, isolated, bloodbath, social exclusion, departed, secluded, separated, job seeker, redundant, out of work, jobless, sign on, poverty trap, apart, removed, employment agency. retired (noun)
inactive, superannuated, old, emeritus, out of commission, out, down, out of service.


dismissed (verb)
reposed (verb)
relaxed, Reposed, napped, rested, Lounged.
resigned (verb)
relinquished, Renounced, resigned, accepted, Disclaimed, terminated, abandoned, surrendered, Withdrew, Ceased, Abdicated, withdrawn, rejected, Vacated, discontinued.

Other synonyms:

jobless, job seeker, social exclusion, out of work, employment agency, gone. recalled. redundant. sign on. out.

Usage examples for retired

  1. The third wife had retired a short distance from the others. – The Boy Slaves by Mayne Reid
  2. I should have done better had I retired years ago. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  3. As she herself retired to her room before his return, and did not again leave her room until this morning, she can have nothing further to tell us bearing on the tragedy. – The Gold Bag by Carolyn Wells