Synonyms & Antonyms : Retain
( Verb )
This dyke was duilt to retain
the flood water.
Under this Act nobody can employ
the workers on ad hoc basis.
The accused was allowed to engage
a lawyer for his defence.
It is very difficult to maintain
two establishments within the limited resources.
I do wish you wouldn’t keep
Mother asked the nurse to hold
the child for another couple of hours.
Edmund had given up
his studies before graduation.
I have ceded
a part of my property to an orphanage.
The Pakistani forces surrendered
to Indian forces in Bangladesh in 1971.
I have not yet relinquished
charge to my successor in the company.
I have abandoned
the idea of taking up a government job.
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