Associations to the word «Emeritus»

Wiktionary

EMERITUS, adjective. Retired, but retaining an honorific version of previous title (especially "professor").
EMERITUS, noun. A person retired in this sense (feminine form emerita).

Dictionary definition

EMERITUS, noun. A professor or minister who is retired from assigned duties.
EMERITUS, adjective. Honorably retired from assigned duties and retaining your title along with the additional title `emeritus' as in `professor emeritus'.

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche