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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: retain (0.00823 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to retain.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: retain menahan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: retain retain 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”; “The family's fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff”; “Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on”; “We kept the work going as long as we could” [syn: continue, keep, 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” [syn: hold, keep back, hold back] 4: keep in one's mind; “I cannot retain so much information”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Retain Retain \Re*tain"\, v. i. 1. To belong; to pertain. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A somewhat languid relish, retaining to bitterness. --Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. To keep; to continue; to remain. [Obs.] --Donne. [1913 Webster] Retain \Re*tain"\ (r[-e]*t[=a]n"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Retained (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, Retinue.] 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.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] Be obedient, and retain Unalterably firm his love entire. --Milton. [1913 Webster] An executor may retain a debt due to him from the testator. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster] 2. To keep in pay; to employ by a preliminary fee paid; to hire; to engage; as, to retain a counselor. [1913 Webster] A Benedictine convent has now retained the most learned father of their order to write in its defense. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. To restrain; to prevent. [Obs.] --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster] Retaining wall (Arch. & Engin.), a wall built to keep any movable backing, or a bank of sand or earth, in its place; -- called also retain wall. [1913 Webster] Syn: To keep; hold; restrain. See Keep. [1913 Webster]


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