How to use Retires in a sentence
The Senate is composed (1910) of thirty members, chosen from fifteen districts for a term of four years, but one half the membership retires biennially.
The county court, consisting of three commissioners elected for six years but with terms so arranged that one retires every two years, is the police and fiscal authority.
At his consecration the bishop-elect is, according to the rubric, presented to the consecrating bishops vested in a rochet only; after the "laying on of hands" he retires and puts on "the rest of the episcopal habit," i.e.
The loon retires to solitary ponds to spend it.
After May it retires from the low-lying regions and gradually ascends to higher altitudes as midsummer approaches.Advertisement
One-half of the chamber retires automatically every two years.
Beginning with the contemplation of corporeal things in their multiplicity and harmony, it then retires upon itself and withdraws into the depths of its own being, rising thence to the nous, the world of ideas.
On the final defeat of Mordred she retires to a nunnery, takes the veil, and is no more heard of.
Here it projects in irregular bastions and buttresses, there retires into deep recesses and tunnels, but shows everywhere a ruggedness of aspect eminently characteristic. In striking contrast to these precipices are those of the Cambrian red sandstone a few miles to the east.
Jesus retires northwards to Caesarea Philippi, and appears henceforth to devote Himself entirely to the instruction of his disciples, who needed to be prepared for the fatal issue which could not long be delayed.Advertisement
Our current housemaster of Coke House, Mr Gordon Cardew, also retires this summer.
He travelled in Italy, complained of the malice of his opponents and of the ingratitude of the king, and determined "to retire from the world before it retires from me."
They may not attend briefings or accompany the Committee if it retires to deliberate in private.
As everyone retires, the fairies perform their blessings and Puck delivers a tender epilog soliloquy.
These bags usually retail for $34.00, but from time to time the company retires a print and introduces a new one, so Vera Bradley jewelry cases sometimes become more valuable if the fabric was a particularly popular one.Advertisement
The company retires and introduces new styles seasonally, so check with your representative to find out if there are any new garnet bracelets being introduced.
An individual's job may determine whether or when he or she retires.
When each player retires, count up your money, the value of your property and stocks and see who is the best at the Game of Life!
Since the individual owns the policy, it remains in place even if he or she changes jobs or retires.
They are elected by the scrutin de lisle for a period of nine years, and one-third of the body retires every three years.Advertisement
If a member retires during that period, or if the chamber is dissolved, succeeding members are elected for the remainder of the three years, and thus the house is wholly renewed at regular intervals, which is not the case with the first house.
After this the new bishop, who has so far been vested only in a rochet, retires and puts on the rest of the episcopal habit, viz.
Senators are elected for four years, but one-half the membership of the Senate retires every two years.
At the beginning of the cold season the common dormouse retires to its nest, and curling itself up in a ball, becomes dormant.
It climbs well, prefers open forest in the neighbourhood of water, is often found in plantations where it retires into a hole in the ground, and lives chiefly on birds and small mammals.Advertisement
In Athanasius the relation of the work of Christ to Satan retires into the background, Gregory of Nazianzus and John of Damascus felt scruples about this view.