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  Words related to retention

Related / Similar Words: keeping, holding, retentiveness, retentivity, memory

 

Definition:
  • the act of keeping in your possession;
  • the power of retaining liquid; "moisture retentivity of soil";
  • the power of retaining and recalling past experience; "he had a good memory when he was younger";

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    Hyponyms: withholding, storage, urinary retention, remembrance, recollection, anamnesis

     

    Derivational Morphology: retain, hold, keep back, hold back, keep, hold on, memorize, memorise, con, learn

     

    Anagrams: tire iron, iron tree, iron-tree

     

     
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