Definitions For Retain


  • Keep in one's mind
  • Secure and keep for possible future use or application
  • Allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature
  • Hold back within
  • To continue to have or use (something)
  • To keep (someone) in a position, job, etc.
  • To pay for the work of (a person or business)

Is Retain a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Retain is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Retain in a Sentence

  • A landlord may retain part of your deposit if you break the lease.
  • They insisted on retaining old customs.
  • You will retain your rights as a citizen.

Synonyms for Retain

Antonyms for Retain

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