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Arti kata: Retain - definisi

Meaning / definition of: Retain

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1. (verb) hold back within (retain)

(membendung, mempertahankan, menahan, menyimpan)

"This soil retains water"
"I retain this drug for a long time"
"The dam retains the water"

2. (verb) keep in one's mind (retain)

(menahan, mengingati, menyimpan)

"I cannot retain so much information"

3. (verb) allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature (retain, continue, keep, keep on)

(jaga, melanjutkan, melestarikan, memegang, memelihara, memeliharakan, mempertahankan, menahan, meneruskan, mengekalkan, mengikat, menjaga, menyambung, menyimpan, simpan, terus)

"She retains a lawyer"
"She retained her composure"
"This garment retains its shape even after many washings"

4. (verb) secure and keep for possible future use or application (retain, hold, keep back, hold back)

(membendung, memegang, memiliki, memimpin, mempertahankan, mempunyai, memuat, menahan, menangap, mencengkeram, mendukung, menempah, mengasingkan, mengawai, mengawal, mengekalkan, menggemak-gemak, menggendong, menghalang, mengikat, menjaga, menyediakan, menyimpan, muat, simpan)

"The landlord retained the security deposit"