English dictionary definition of:



  • hold back within
  • allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature
  • secure and keep for possible future use or application
  • keep in one's mind


continue   hold   keep  

Scrabble score for retain

Scrabble score = 6

generated at 15:09:56 on 13-02-20

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