Webster 1913 Edition
The act of retiring, or the state of being retired; withdrawal; seclusion;
retirementof an officer
Retirement, friend of life’s decline.
Retirement, rural quiet, friendship, books.
A place of seclusion or privacy; a place to which one withdraws or retreats; a private abode.
This coast full of princely
retirementsfor the sumptousness of their buildings and nobleness of the plantations.
Caprea had been the
Syn. – Solitude; withdrawment; departure; retreat; seclusion; privacy. See
Webster 1828 Edition
1.The act of withdrawing from company or from public notice or station.
2.The state of being withdrawn; as the retirement of the mind from the senses.
3.Private abode; habitation secluded from much society or from public life.
Caprea had been the retirement of Augustus.
Retirement is as necessary to me as it will be welcome.
4.Private way of life.
Retirement, rural quiet, friendship, books, progressive virtue and approving heaven.