Retired in a sentence

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Definition of Retired

  • Private; secluded; quiet; as, a retired life; a person of retired habits.
  • Withdrawn from active duty or business; as, a retired officer; a retired physician.

How to use retired in a sentence. Retired pronunciation.

But holders were stiff, and we retired from the market again.
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My father, a retired officer, was a landed proprietor with very little income.
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I found Mr. and Mrs. Muller in a retired spot on one side of the tender and handed him the chair.
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The enfeebled family-the aged crippled mother, the sick sister and her own young son-had retired.
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She did not speak of her experience to the family, but retired.
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I retired within my tent and closed it up.
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One day, when he felt especially cast down, he retired to pray over the matter, and on his knees he besought the Lord to aid, as he despaired of help from any other source.
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Early the next morning, before any of the family were up, he arose and retired to the adjoining woods, where he had a long and precious season of communion with God.
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His wife, full of grief with her children, retired to her bed.
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He retired to rest, and in the morning appeared with his family, and offered family prayer.
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On a certain morning he was disposed for a walk; thought in the severity of the winter season a trifle might be of service, as fuel was high; felt a kind of necessity to enclose the money in a letter; went to the house, found the family, delivered the paper and retired, but knew not the extreme necessity of the minister and his family, either at that time nor till this very moment when his friend introduced the subject.
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To do so he arose from his bed, retired to a quiet part of his home and bowed in prayer, seeking to occupy the entire night if need be in prayer for the bestowal of the Holy Spirit, and the consequent revival influences of other days.
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With this impression he retired, as was his habit, quite early, but he could not sleep.
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A farmer in one of the retired mountain towns of Massachusetts, began business in 1818, with six hundred dollars in debt.
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On a certain day, when the burden lay heavily upon his heart, he retired as usual, to implore light and guidance.
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In a Western college, at a time when the last morsels of food had been eaten, and some had to go away from the table empty, four of the number retired to pray, and before they had ceased praying relief came.
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A young woman of remarkable beauty, only a few months a widow, had retired to this place with her child in the hope of being more quiet than anywhere else, but, frightened by the approach of the troops, fled with her child in her arms.
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The Emperor rang for her women, and when they entered, retired with tears in his eyes and every sign of the deepest emotion.
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In the evening, when he had just retired, as I was awaiting his last orders, the door opened, and the Empress entered, her hair in disorder, and her countenance showing great agitation.
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The Emperor overcome by his emotions had retired to the dressing-room, pale as death, and almost beside himself.
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Examples of Retired

Example #1
I never tried to ride the horse any more.
Example #2
We tried to trade him off at private vendue next, offering him at a sacrifice for second-hand tombstones, old iron, temperance tracts-any kind of property.
Example #3
I was only three years old when my mother died.
Example #4
I am glad to name as one of my ancestors the famous Pole, Kosciusko, who was my maternal great-grandfather.
Example #5
It was sent at once to the tender and placed in _my hands_ to take to Mr. Muller (the Lord having a lesson for me) just as the boat was leaving the dock.
Example #6
Just as I started to hurry to the wharf a team drove up the street, and on top of a load just arrived from New York, _was Mr. Muller's chair_!