Synonyms for retained
- held back
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RETAINED
Anaxagoras retained his usual bland expression and meek dignity.
I adopted the name "Thompson," from my new master, which I have since retained.
Fruits and vegetables should have retained their natural color.
Burke retained his manner of serene indifference to the other's agitation.
We keep the Chitral road open because we have retained Chitral.
Thus he retained a powerful weapon—to be used when desirable.
The housekeeper had lived with your father, and been retained by his lordship.
Though wounded, they had retained their strength and activity in battle.
"Perhaps not," said the soldier, who retained all his military acuteness.
He set dogma and discipline on one side and only retained morals.