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retener : retain (v.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: retener: retain ]

Derivatives of retener

v. (stative)1. retainhold back within.; "This soil retains water"; "I retain this drug for a long time"; "the dam retains the water"
~ contain, bear, carry, holdcontain or hold; have within.; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"
v. (social)2. continue, keep, keep on, retainallow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature.; "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"
~ sustain, keep up, prolonglengthen or extend in duration or space.; "We sustained the diplomatic negotiations as long as possible"; "prolong the treatment of the patient"; "keep up the good work"
~ persist in, continuedo something repeatedly and showing no intention to stop.; "We continued our research into the cause of the illness"; "The landlord persists in asking us to move"
v. (possession)3. hold, hold back, keep back, retainsecure and keep for possible future use or application.; "The landlord retained the security deposit"; "I reserve the right to disagree"
~ keep, hold onretain possession of.; "Can I keep my old stuffed animals?"; "She kept her maiden name after she married"
~ hold downkeep.; "She manages to hold down two jobs"
v. (cognition)4. retainkeep in one's mind.; "I cannot retain so much information"
~ think of, rememberkeep in mind for attention or consideration.; "Remember the Alamo"; "Remember to call your mother every day!"; "Think of the starving children in India!"