noun, verbal noun
You hide away but you're alive. You've lived your life, so now it's time to hide and enjoy your retirement by making your retreat from working life.
This word refers to life after someone retires, and usually implies being retired from active life and having a quiet, maybe even secluded, lifestyle. It can also imply handing over the reins to your successors. The word is a little old-fashioned, but you'll still see it in modern writing.
This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.
My father has been enjoying his retirement.
This village used to be a popular place for retreats.
Do you really want to retire?