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retain

verb: hold back within; "This soil retains water"; "I retain this drug for a long time"; "the dam retains the water"

verb: allow 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"

verb: secure and keep for possible future use or application; "The landlord retained the security deposit"; "I reserve the right to disagree"

verb: keep in one's mind; "I cannot retain so much information"


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retain

Length: 6 letters

Scrabble value: 6

Words with Friends value: 7

Literati value: 6

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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