Definisi 'retain'
English to English
verb
1 hold back within
Example:
• This soil retains water
• I retain this drug for a long time
• the dam retains the water
source: wordnet30
2 allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature
Example:
• 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
• She retained her composure
• this garment retains its shape even after many washings
source: wordnet30
3 secure and keep for possible future use or application
Example:
• The landlord retained the security deposit
• I reserve the right to disagree
source: wordnet30
4 keep in one's mind
Example:
• I cannot retain so much information
source: wordnet30
5 To continue to hold; to keep in possession; not to lose, part with, or dismiss; to retrain from departure, escape, or the like.
source: webster1913
6 To belong; to pertain.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
memory, retention, retentiveness, retentivity, long, remember, think of, hold on, keep, keep up, bear, hold down, continue, persist in,

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