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What is another word for retaining?

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Adjective
Preserving or holding, accommodating, arresting
“The retaining wall was built with strong materials to withstand the pressure of the soil.”
Adjective
Having power to retain
“The new storage containers have a retaining lid that keeps the food fresh for longer.”
Adjective
Having a good ability to remember
Noun
The act or state of keeping something in one's possession
Verb
Present participle for to hold on to or continue to have something, both physically or mentally
“Conductors, too, can retain their musical powers long after physical vigor has departed.”
Verb
Present participle for to employ by paying a retainer
“We are looking to retain a few lawyers to deal with the legalities of our upcoming expansion.”
Verb
Present participle for to keep in one's memory
“Repetition will certainly help you retain the information.”
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