retd Like many offs. Out of practice?: Abbr. Like the SST fleet: Abbr. Collecting a pension: Abbr. Like many a gen. Out of service?: Abbr. On Medicare, say: Abbr. Like many a capt. or gen. Hired an atty. Status of some sr. cits. Like many a sr. citizen Sent back: Abbr. No longer working: Abbr. On a pension: Abbr. No longer on active duty: Abbr. Like some I.R.A. owners: Abbr. No longer in the service: Abbr. Abbr. after many a general's name On Soc. Sec., say Part of AARP: Abbr. On Soc. Sec., typically AARP part: Abbr. Usage examples of "retd". Admiral Robert Evelyn Drummond, RN Retd, still lived at Crosswinds Farm, County Cork.