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Retire, subst. 1) retreat in war: Lucr. 174. John II, 326. V, 5, 4. H4A II, 3, 54. H5 IV, 3, 86 “(make).” H6C II, 1, 150. Troil. V, 3, 53. V, 4, 21. V, 8, 15 (Ff retreat). Cor. I, 6, 3. Cymb. V, 3, 40.
2) return: “that to his borrowed bed he make r.” Lucr. 573. “with a blessed and unvexed r. we will bear home that lusty blood again,” John II, 253.
3) repair: “all his behaviours did make their r. to the court of his eye,” LLL II, 234.
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