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Definition of Retaining

Retaining
Retain Re*tain", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Retained; 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 retrain from departure, escape, or the like. ``Thy shape invisibleretain.' --Shak. Be obedient, and retain Unalterably firm his love entire. --Milton. An executor may retain a debt due to him from the testator. --Blackstone. 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 defense. --Addison. 3. To restrain; to prevent. [Obs.] --Sir W. Temple. 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. Syn: To keep; hold; retrain. See Keep.

Meaning of Retaining from wikipedia

- soil. A ba****t wall is thus one kind of retaining wall. But the term usually refers to a cantilever retaining wall, which is a freestanding structure...
- as a shoulder which retains the specific component or ****embly. Circlips are a type of retaining ring. Circular push-on retaining rings may be installed...
- of retained earnings, will in most jurisdictions not be treated as a dividend distribution and not taxed in the hands of the shareholder. Retaining earnings...
- Retained placenta is a condition in which all or part of the placenta or membranes remain in the uterus during the third stage of labour. Retained placenta...
- RETAIN is a mainframe based database system, accessed via IBM 3270 terminals (or more likely, emulators), used internally within IBM providing service...
- Jesus nut is a slang term for the main rotor retaining nut or mast nut, which holds the main rotor to the mast of some helicopters. The related slang...
- Retained mode in computer graphics is a major pattern of API design in graphics libraries, in which the graphics library, instead of the client, retains...
- Pot****ium-sparing diuretics are diuretic drugs that do not promote the secretion of pot****ium into the urine. They are used as adjunctive therapy, together...
- In the United Kingdom and Ireland, a retained firefighter, also known as an RDS Firefighter or on-call firefighter, is a firefighter who does not work...
- Retained interest (also colloquially known as a payout penalty) is ****ure, currently unpaid, interest that some lenders add to the remaining prin****l...
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