Retain

Updated: 30 September 2017

We found 12 answers for the crossword clue Retain. We last saw this clue in The Mirror Quick Crossword on 20 January 2018, where the answer was 'KEEP'.

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Retain crossword12 Crossword Answers

3
letters
OWN
4
letters
KEEP
HOLD
6
letters
engage
keepon
8
letters
holdback
holdonto
preserve
continue
keepback
maintain
9
letters
HOLD ONTO

Anagrams for "Retain"

Nerita
A neritid gastropod having a short smooth or spirally ridged shell with thick usually toothed outer lip and toothed operculum
ratine
tanier
retina
The innermost light-sensitive membrane covering the back wall of the eyeball; it is continuous with the optic nerve

Definitions for "Retain"

Keep in one's mind; "I cannot retain so much information"
Secure and keep for possible future use or application; "The landlord retained the security deposit"; "I reserve the right to disagree"
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"
Hold back within; "This soil retains water"; "I retain this drug for a long time"; "the dam retains the water"

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