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Present participle of retire.
On retiring from office Seward returned to the practice of law.
The retiring sheriff was still officially connected to Ouray County law enforcement.
He was appointed in 1911 to succeed Earl Grey as governor-general of Canada, retiring from this office in 1916.
But so far from retiring within his fort-line Stessel advance took up a strong position outside.
It was well past midnight when the Deans looked in on their sleeping guest before retiring themselves.
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