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Another word for retention

  1. Custody

      1. (Law) The part of a court opinion that announces how the law is being applied to the particular facts of the case and that may establish precedent for future similar cases.
      2. Land, esp. a farm, rented from another
      3. (Sports) Illegal use of the arms, hands, body, or playing stick to obstruct the movements of an opponent.
      1. The tax so deducted, and paid to local or national government.
      2. The deduction of taxes from an employee's salary.
      1. A tract of land set apart by the federal government for a special purpose, especially one for the use of a Native American people.
      2. The act of reserving; a keeping back or withholding:
      3. An arrangement by which a hotel room, theater or airline ticket, etc. is set aside and held until called for
      1. A keeping in custody; confinement
      2. A form of punishment by which a student is made to stay after regular school hours.
      3. A holding of a person in custody or confinement by authorities for political or military reasons.
  2. Memory

      1. The process of removing, or right to remove, an official from office by popular vote, usually after using petitions to call for such a vote
      2. A request by the manufacturer of a product that has been identified as defective to return it, as for necessary repairs or adjustments.
      3. The act of recalling or summoning back, especially an official order to return:
      1. Identification of some person or thing as having been known before or as being of a certain kind
      2. The act of recognizing or condition of being recognized.
      3. A recognizing or being recognized; acknowledgment; admission, as of a fact
      1. The act or power of recollecting:
      2. The act or power of recollecting, or calling back to mind; remembrance
      3. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.