su·per·an·nu·ate / ˌsoōpərˈanyoōˌāt/ • v. [tr.] (usu. be superannuated) retire (someone) with a pension: his pilot's license was withdrawn and he was superannuated. ∎ [as adj.] (superannuated) (of a position or employee) belonging to a superannuation plan: she is not superannuated and has no paid vacation. ∎ [usu. as adj.] (superannuated) cause to become obsolete through age or new technological or intellectual developments: superannuated computing equipment.DERIVATIVES: su·per·an·nu·a·ble / -ˈanyoōəbəl/ adj.