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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: retain (0.00823 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to retain.
English → Indonesian
English → English
v 1: hold within; “This soil retains water”
; “I retain this drug
for a long time”
2: allow to remain in a place or position; “We cannot continue
several servants any longer”
; “She retains a lawyer”
family's fortune waned and they could not keep their
; “Our grant has run out and we cannot
keep you on”
; “We kept the work going as long as we could”
, keep on
, keep going
3: secure and keep for possible future use or application; “The
landlord retained the security deposit”
; “I reserve the
right to disagree”
, keep back
, hold back
4: keep in one's mind; “I cannot retain so much information”
English → English
, v. i.
1. To belong; to pertain. [Obs.]
A somewhat languid relish, retaining to bitterness.
2. To keep; to continue; to remain. [Obs.] --Donne.
(r[-e]*t[=a]n"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
(r[-e]*t[=a]nd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Retaining
[F. retainir, L. retinere; pref. re- re- + tenere to hold,
keep. See Tenable
, and cf. Rein
of a bridle, Retention
1. To continue to hold; to keep in possession; not to lose,
part with, or dismiss; to restrain from departure, escape,
or the like. “Thy shape invisible retain.”
Be obedient, and retain
Unalterably firm his love entire. --Milton.
An executor may retain a debt due to him from the
2. To keep in pay; to employ by a preliminary fee paid; to
hire; to engage; as, to retain a counselor.
A Benedictine convent has now retained the most
learned father of their order to write in its
3. To restrain; to prevent. [Obs.] --Sir W. Temple.
(Arch. & Engin.), a wall built to keep any
movable backing, or a bank of sand or earth, in its place;
-- called also retain wall
Syn: To keep; hold; restrain. See Keep