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1. retained

adjective. ['rɪˈteɪnd, riːˈteɪnd'] continued in your keeping or use or memory.

Synonyms

  • preserved

Antonyms

  • fresh
  • done for

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Rhymes with Retained

  • unconstrained
  • self-contained
  • unrestrained
  • unexplained
  • preordained
  • constrained
  • restrained
  • explained
  • complained
  • untrained
  • unstained
  • sustained
  • retrained
  • refrained
  • maintained
  • ingrained
  • entertained
  • disdained
  • contained
  • campaigned
  • ascertained
  • abstained
  • strained
  • sprained
  • remained
  • regained
  • pertained
  • ordained
  • obtained
  • detained

Sentences with retained


1. Adjective
Deduct declared dividends from net income to calculate the change in retained earnings.

2. Verb, past participle
Air-dried ash that has retained some moisture will be easier to bend than kiln-dried wood.

Quotes about retained


1. A lesson taught with humor is a lesson retained.
- Ruth Westheimer

2. I had retained little of what is generally called religion, except for a visceral conviction that our lives are controlled by some universal mechanism that is greater than ourselves. Perhaps that was what others called God. Perhaps not.
- Michael Cox, The Meaning of Night

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