retaining

retaining
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. maintaining, sustaining, securing, saving, preserving, holding, keeping, owning, possessing, having, withholding, taking, seizing, confining, suppressing, curbing, arresting, restraining, holding back, keeping back, receiving, admitting, comprehending, accommodating, embracing, remembering, treasuring, cherishing, commemorating, employing, engaging, hiring, reserving.

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  • retaining — index reservation (engagement) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • retaining — adjective Thesaurus: walls of a building and relating to wallshyponym Main entry: retain …   Useful english dictionary

  • Retaining — Retain Re*tain (r[ e]*t[=a]n ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Retained} (r[ e]*t[=a]nd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Retaining}.] [F. retainir, L. retinere; pref. re re + tenere to hold, keep. See {Tenable}, and cf. {Rein} of a bridle, {Retention}, {Retinue}.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • retaining — adjective Of or pertaining to something that retains something else, as with a retaining wall …   Wiktionary

  • retaining — adj. Retaining is used with these nouns: ↑wall …   Collocations dictionary

  • retaining — saugojimas statusas T sritis švietimas apibrėžtis Atminties procesas, kai įsiminti ar įsidėmėti objektai laikomi sąmonėje. Pagal saugojimo trukmę skiriama ilgalaikė ir trumpalaikė atmintis. Ji lemia atgaminimo efektyvumą. atitikmenys: angl.… …   Enciklopedinis edukologijos žodynas

  • retaining — re·tain || rɪ teɪn v. keep in possession; keep in practice, continue to use; hold, keep; employ, hire (usually by making an initial payment) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • retaining — See: retain …   English dictionary

  • retaining lien — see lien Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • retaining wall — retaining walls N COUNT A retaining wall is a wall that is built to prevent the earth behind it from moving …   English dictionary

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