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Synonyms and Antonyms of retain

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retain

synonym (synonym of retain)

  • (verb.social)
    allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    secure and keep for possible future use or application (verb.possession)
     

hypernym (retain IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature (verb.social)
    lengthen or extend in duration or space (verb.stative)
     
  • hold back within (verb.stative)
    contain or hold; have within (verb.stative)
     
  • keep in one's mind (verb.cognition)
    keep in mind for attention or consideration (verb.cognition)
     
  • secure and keep for possible future use or application (verb.possession)
    retain possession of (verb.possession)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF retain relation)

  • (verb.possession)
    keep (verb.possession)
     

verb group (retain is verb group of ....)

  • allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature (verb.social)
    do something repeatedly and showing no intention to stop (verb.stative)
     

derivation (.... is derived from retain)

synonym hypernym hyponym verb group derivation continue keep keep on hold remember think of hold on keep up prolong sustain hold down continue persist in memory retention retentiveness long recollective retentive

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