retain

[ ri-teyn ]SEE DEFINITION OF retain

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RETAIN

If a servant complained of being abused, his master had no power to retain him.

For the present, he could not do better than to retain his place in the factory.

To attempt to eliminate fear and retain this concept of God is vain.

We should help him to retain their affection and faithfulness.

If Cass had stolen the money it would never do to retain him in a position of trust.

My father I slightly remember; but of my mother I retain no distinct impressions.

At this time, my mother must have been dead; for of her I retain no recollection whatever.

Possibly should he retain her he could wring a handsome ransom from the white man.

The casing also serves to retain a certain amount of lubricant.

At his age, it was but natural that the praise of salons should retain all its sweetness.

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