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  • adj.kept
  • adj.employed

synonyms for retained

  • maintained
  • received
  • saved
  • confined
  • contained
  • detained
  • had
  • held
  • included
  • owned
  • possessed
  • remembered
  • reserved
  • restrained
  • secured
  • sustained
  • treasured
  • withheld
  • held-back

antonyms for retained

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  • extroverted
  • lost
  • outgoing
  • disengaged
  • let go
  • refused
  • unemployed
  • wasted
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How to use retained in a sentence

They’ll cook evenly in one pan, and can get crispy over high heat, though they’ll lose the varied texture they retain when cooked in larger pieces.
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Throughout the company’s history, he retains a sense of urgency — every day on the Internet, he insists, is Day One — and a painstaking focus on customer satisfaction.
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They retained possession when running back Carlos Hyde recovered a fumble during the drive.
KYLER MURRAY RUNS OUT OF MIRACLES AS SEAHAWKS HANG ON TO TAKE OVER FIRST PLACE IN NFC WESTMARK MASKENOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He retained his defenders, however, among them New York Times columnist Anthony Lewis.
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“The personal genetic information is not transferred, retrieved, downloaded, or retained by the genetic genealogy users — including law enforcement,” the DOJ said in a news release last year.
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Despite the tragic events that unfold, Jai’s voice retains a stubborn lightness, a will to believe in the possibility of deliverance in this fallen world.
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Rasmus Auctions, the company retained by the bankruptcy court to conduct the online auction, announced on its website that the purchase price for the winning bidder was $32,800.
LEGAL RIGHTS TO DC EAGLE NAME SOLD TO MYSTERY BUYERLOU CHIBBARO JR.NOVEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
However, those discussions have been dampened by the platforms still determining which types of data they are comfortable giving away and which would be to their advantage to retain for themselves.
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Companies with mature omnichannel strategies retain 89 percent of customers.
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The new owners are retaining a previously announced plan to re-list Seiyu in the future.
WALMART IS RETREATING FROM ITS EFFORT TO CRACK JAPAN’S RETAIL MARKETCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERNOVEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO RETAINED

  • adhered
  • believed
  • clutched
  • controlled
  • defended
  • detained
  • gripped
  • guarded
  • occupied
  • retained
  • taken
  • appropriated
  • booked
  • claimed
  • engaged
  • kept
  • laid away
  • limited
  • preempted
  • private
  • qualified
  • restricted
  • retained
  • roped off
  • set apart
  • set aside
  • spoken for
  • taken
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