To stop the movement or progress of:
To go on with; carry on; keep up; persist in
To keep or keep up; continue in or with; carry on
To keep in check; restrain:
To keep or secure for oneself; retain:
To keep (a person) in mind for a present, legacy, etc.
To have a recollection; remember
To keep from harm, damage, danger, evil, etc.; protect; save
To keep control over or maintain (oneself, one's mind, etc.)
To commit to memory; learn by heart.
To get the services of (a person) or the use of (a thing) in return for payment; employ or engage
Grasp is defined as to have a firm hold on something.
Employ is defined as to give someone work for pay, or to put someone or something to use.
To hold or keep within limits; restrain:
Commission means to send on a mission or make an order.
To endure; accommodate:
To recall is defined as to bring, call back or remember.
To arrange for the services of; hire; employ
To husband is defined as to conserve or use economically.
To grasp or hold eagerly or tightly
To have or formulate in the mind:
Revive is defined as to bring something or someone back or make something or someone come back to life.
To behave obediently:
To possess; hold as personal property; have
To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
Release is defined as to set free or to relieve.
To spend is to use all of a resource, to focus your energy on something or to give someone money.
To become slow by (a specified amount of time). Used of a timepiece.
To feed or serve the fire of.
To dismiss is defined as to send someone away, or to disregard an idea or treat something as unworthy of consideration.
Work is defined as to put forth effort in order to accomplish something or to have a job.
Find another word for retains. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for retains, like: holds, keeps, continues, maintains, withholds, reserves, saves, restrains, remembers, recollects and preserves.