ADV. early He is hoping to retire early on medical grounds.
VERB + RETIRE be compelled to, be forced to, be obliged to, have to Anderson was forced to retire because of injury at the age of 26. | be due to, plan to Mr McNeil is due to retire later this month. | decide to
PREP. as He recently retired as head teacher of their school. | at Most women retire at 60. | from She retired from the bank last year.