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Definition of Retains

Retain
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.
Retain
Retain Re*tain", v. i. 1. To belong; to pertain. [Obs.] A somewhat languid relish, retaining to bitterness. --Boyle. 2. To keep; to continue; to remain. [Obs.] --Donne.

Meaning of Retains from wikipedia

- overp****es. A retaining wall that retains soil on the backside and water on the frontside is called a seawall or a bulkhead. A retaining wall is a structure...
- RETAIN is a mainframe based database system, accessed via IBM 3270 terminals (or more likely, emulators), used internally within IBM providing service...
- 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...
- The retained earnings of a corporation is the ac****ulated net income of the corporation that is retained by the corporation at a particular point of time...
- 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...
- computing, retained mode rendering is a style for application programming interfaces of graphics libraries, in which the libraries retain a complete model...
- title and became the second nation, after Germany, to have successfully retained the title. On 6 March 2014, FIFA announced that bidding had begun for the...
- Scientology, retaining the terminology, doctrines, the E-meter, and the practice of auditing. Within a year, he regained the rights to Dianetics and retained both...
- Scorecard - Thurman vs Collazo | Jul 11, 2015". Retrieved 2016-07-12. "Thurman retains title as Collazo can't continue". Retrieved 2016-07-12. "Keith Thurman...
- -haque-qasmi-p****es-away-at-76-5482566/ "Narendra Modi quits Vadodara, retains Varanasi". Indianexpress.com. 30 May 2014. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
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