suomi-englanti sanakirja

retain englannista suomeksi

  1. muistaa

  2. säilyttää

  3. pitää

  1. Verbi

  2. pitää, säilyttää

  3. pitää palveluksessaan">pitää palveluksessaan

  4. pitää (kiinni)">pitää (kiinni)

  5. jättää luokalle">jättää luokalle

retain englanniksi

  1. To keep in possession or use.

  2. (RQ:Shakespeare Kyd Edward 3)

  3. (RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)

  4. 1886, (w) (translator), (w), (w), first published 1856, Part III Chapter XI

  5. A strange thing was that Bovary, while continually thinking of Emma, was forgetting her. He grew desperate as he felt this image fading from his memory in spite of all efforts to retain it. Yet every night he dreamt of her; it was always the same dream. He drew near her, but when he was about to clasp her she fell into decay in his arms.
  6. (quote-journal)

  7. (quote-book)| title=(w)| chapter=1| url=| passage=The original family who had begun to build a palace to rival Nonesuch had died out before they had put up little more than the gateway, so that the actual structure which had come down to posterity retained the secret magic of a promise rather than the overpowering splendour of a great architectural achievement.

  8. To keep in one's pay or service.

  9. (RQ:Addison Ital)

  10. A Benedictine convent has now retained the most learned father of their order to write in its defence.
  11. To employ by paying a retainer.

  12. To hold secure.

  13. To hold back (a pupil) instead of allowing them to advance to the next class or year.

  14. To restrain; to prevent.

  15. (RQ:Temple Miscellanea)

  16. To belong; to pertain.

  17. 1661, (w), ''A Physico-chemical Essay, Containing an Experiment Touching the Differing Parts and. Redintegration of Salt-Petre''

  18. A somewhat languid relish, retaining to bitterness.