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

Definitions for the word 'retain'


  1. RETAIN, keep in one's mind
  2. RETAIN, secure and keep for possible future use or application
  3. RETAIN, allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature
  4. RETAIN, hold back within
  5. RETAIN, to continue to have or use (something)
  6. RETAIN, to keep (someone) in a position, job, etc.
  7. RETAIN, to pay for the work of (a person or business)

Synonyms for 'retain'

Antonyms for 'retain'

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

How to use the word 'retain' in a sentence

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

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