pension off

pension off
retire with a pension

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • pension off — verb 1. let go from employment with an attractive pension The director was pensioned off when he got senile • Hypernyms: ↑displace, ↑fire, ↑give notice, ↑can, ↑dismiss, ↑give the axe, ↑send away, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pension off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms pension off : present tense I/you/we/they pension off he/she/it pensions off present participle pensioning off past tense pensioned off past participle pensioned off 1) to force someone to stop working and… …   English dictionary

  • pension off — PHRASAL VERB If someone is pensioned off, they are made to retire from work and are given a pension. [be V ed P] Many successful women do not want to be pensioned off at 60... [V n P] When his employees were no longer of use to him, he pensioned… …   English dictionary

  • pension off — Synonyms and related words: abdicate, aid, assist, be pensioned, be superannuated, boot, bounce, break, bump, bust, can, cashier, deconsecrate, defrock, degrade, demit, demote, deplume, depose, deprive, dethrone, disbar, discharge, discrown,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Pension — Pen sion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pensioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pensioning}.] To grant a pension to; to pay a regular stipend to; in consideration of service already performed; sometimes followed by off; as, to pension off a servant. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pension — [pen′shən; ] for n [.] 3 [, ] Fr [ pän syōn′] n. [ME pensioun < MFr < L pensio, a paying < pp. of pendere, to weigh, pay, hang: see PENDANT] 1. a payment, not wages, made regularly to a person (or to his family) who has fulfilled certain …   English World dictionary

  • pension — Ⅰ. pension [1] ► NOUN 1) a regular payment made to retired people and to some widows and disabled people, either by the state or from an investment fund. 2) chiefly historical a regular payment made to a royal favourite or to an artist or scholar …   English terms dictionary

  • pension — ▪ I. pension pen‧sion 1 [ˈpenʆn] noun [countable] FINANCE an amount of money paid regularly by a government, company, or financial institution to someone who is officially considered to be too old or too ill to earn money by working; =… …   Financial and business terms

  • pension — pen|sion1 W2S3 [ˈpenʃən] n an amount of money paid regularly by the government or company to someone who does not work any more, for example because they have reached the age when people stop working or because they are ill ▪ At what age can you… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pension — I UK [ˈpenʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable] Word forms pension : singular pension plural pensions *** a) money that someone regularly receives after they have stopped working because of their age, paid either by their company or by the government an… …   English dictionary