The steps laid out by Rabin and Arafat retain their status as the logical steps to an overall agreement.
The abundance of the fabric allowed us to cover her but retain the beauty and elegance of the garment.
I've advised the U.K. government to retain and increase R&D tax credits.
Keep your cards close to the vest this week if you wish to retain the energy of your plans and epiphanies.
The IRS has a term for tools that help you attract and retain workers: they call them "compensation."
Persons can retain a hobby or an illusion for a time or for all time.
If Cass had stolen the money it would never do to retain him in a position of trust.
Variations in hyphenation have been retain as in the original publication.
At this time, my mother must have been dead; for of her I retain no recollection whatever.
Then perhaps you will be allowed to retain a part or all of it.
late 14c., "hold back, restrain;" c.1400, "continue keeping, keep possession of," from Old French retenir "keep, retain; take into feudal service; hold back; remember" (12c.), from Latin retinere "hold back, keep back, detain, restrain," from re- "back" (see re-) + tenere "to hold" (see tenet). Meaning "keep (another) attached to one's person, keep in service" is from mid-15c.; specifically of lawyers from 1540s. Meaning "keep in the mind" is from c.1500. Related: Retained; retaining.