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To hold on to or continue to have something, both physically or mentally
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“Conductors, too, can retain their musical powers long after physical vigor has departed.”
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To employ by paying a retainer
“We are looking to retain a few lawyers to deal with the legalities of our upcoming expansion.”
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To keep in one's memory
“Repetition will certainly help you retain the information.”
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To store or set aside for future use
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To postpone from being dealt with
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To prevent or protect (something) from being destroyed
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To refuse to provide (as per usual)
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To remember or bring back to mind a memory
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To let (edited material) stand, or remain as it was
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To keep (someone) in employment
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To be in a strong enough position to have or secure (something)
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To keep within a structure or container
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