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Meaning of PENSION OFF

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  1. [v]  dispose of; as of old clothes; "She finally retired that old coat"
  2. [v]  grant a pension to
  3. [v]  let go from employment with an attractive pension; "The director was pensioned off when he got senile"
 Synonyms: pension, retire
 See Also: award, can, cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, discard, dismiss, dispose, fire, fling, force out, give notice, give the axe, grant, put away, retire, sack, send away, terminate, throw away, throw out, toss, toss away, toss out



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