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Search phrase: retain


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The Comedy of ErrorsCE I.i.66But longer did we not retain much hope,But longer did we not retaine much hope;
The Comedy of ErrorsCE I.i.129Reft of his brother, but retained his name,Reft of his brother, but retain'd his name,
HamletHam III.iii.56May one be pardoned and retain th' offence?May one be pardon'd, and retaine th'offence?
Henry VI Part 11H6 V.iv.136Retain but privilege of a private man?Retaine but priuiledge of a priuate man?
Henry VIIIH8 I.ii.192The Duke retained him his. But on; what hence?The Duke retein'd him his. But on: what hence?
King Edward IIIE3 I.i.3Thou shalt retain as great a seigniory,Thou shalt retayne as great a Seigniorie:
King Edward IIIE3 II.i.239Away from her, and yet retain my soul.A waie from her and yet retaine my soule,.
King Edward IIIE3 III.i.24King Edward hath retained in Netherland,King Edward hath retaynd in Netherland,
King Edward IIIE3 IV.i.22Or else retain and keep thee captive still.Or else retayne and keepe thee captiue still:
King JohnKJ V.iv.23Retaining but a quantity of life,Retaining but a quantity of life,
King LearKL I.i.135Make with you by due turn. Only we shall retainMake with you by due turne, onely we shall retaine
King LearKL III.vi.58That you so oft have boasted to retain?That you so oft haue boasted to retaine?
Romeo and JulietRJ II.ii.46Retain that dear perfection which he owesRetaine that deare perfection which he owes,
The TempestTem IV.i.185Thy shape invisible retain thou still.Thy shape inuisible retaine thou still:
The Two Gentlemen of VeronaTG I.ii.89.1Julia snatches at the letter which Lucetta retains
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.ii.24For her repletion, and retain anewFor her repletion, and retaine anew
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK prologue.7Yet still is modesty, and still retainsYet still is Modestie, and still retaines


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confineenclose, retain, contain
containretain, keep in one's possession
continueretain, carry on with, preserve
detainkeep back, withhold, retain
dropsytype of disease in which the body retains watery fluids
intenable[debated meaning] unable to retain
reservepreserve, retain, keep
retainemploy, take into service
retention[medicine] power to retain emotion
retentionmeans of retaining, way of keeping in mind
stayretain, keep back, withhold
tenablekept secret, retained, kept back


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emotion, power to retainretention
means of retainingretention
power to retain emotionretention
retain emotion, power toretention
retain, unable tointenable
retaining, means ofretention
unable to retainintenable

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Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
RETAINBASICretain v, retention n, retentive adj


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