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synonyms for retainer

  • adherents
  • appliance
  • attendant
  • clique
  • company
  • cortege
  • crew
  • employee
  • entourage
  • fee
  • followers
  • gang
  • minion
  • retinue
  • servant
  • train
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How to use retainer in a sentence

For freelancers on retainer, managing clients’ expectations while also staying within the bounds of the agreed upon job can be a delicate balance.
‘IT CAN EASILY SPIN OUT OF CONTROL’: CONFESSIONS OF A FREELANCE CREATIVE ON THE RISE OF SCOPE CREEPKRISTINA MONLLOSJUNE 10, 2021DIGIDAY
Asked by an agent whether he had legal representation, Hopkins said Project Veritas had a lawyer on retainer “in case there’s anything that happens.”
POSTAL SERVICE FINDS NO EVIDENCE OF MAIL BALLOT FRAUD IN PA. CASE CITED BY TOP REPUBLICANSJACOB BOGAGE, SHAWN BOBURGMARCH 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“Well,” he said, “in a joking way, I have to say that either the president should have had the judgment never to get involved with someone like that — or else he should have kept me on permanent retainer.”
JACK PALLADINO, AGGRESSIVE SLEUTH WHO WORKED FOR BILL CLINTON CAMPAIGN, DIES AT 76HARRISON SMITHFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The lawyer wound up pleading guilty for Howie after she realized that the legal retainer was more than the cost of the ticket.
THOSE TICKETED FOR SEDITIOUS LANGUAGE SAY THEIR ONLY CRIME WAS TALKING BACKKATE NUCCISEPTEMBER 9, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
"Very well," said the other, handing him a check for twenty-five dollars as a retainer, and straightway left the office.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
It was very annoying—more than ever—to the Elder when he was required to put up twenty-five dollars in cash as a retainer.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
He said with a touch of mock irony: "The sailor shall play his part—the obedient retainer of the house of Devlin."
MRS. FALCHION, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
His retainer fees are large; his work is exact; he is a man looked up to by those in the profession following a general practice.
OPPORTUNITIES IN ENGINEERINGCHARLES M. HORTON
It was the custom for each retainer to fit out his men according to his own taste, and at his own expense.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2 NO 4, OCTOBER, 1862VARIOUS
“Ride them down,” said one retainer, with the soft blue eyes of a girl and a figure of almost matchless symmetry.
THE CATTLE-BARON'S DAUGHTERHAROLD BINDLOSS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RETAINER

  • accommodation
  • allowance
  • bite
  • credit
  • deposit
  • down payment
  • floater
  • front money
  • hike
  • increase
  • loan
  • prepayment
  • retainer
  • rise
  • score
  • stake
  • take
  • touch
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