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Synonyms for retention
rɪˈtɛn ʃənre·ten·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. retention, keeping, holdingnoun

    the act of retaining something

    Synonyms:
    property, memory, retentiveness, keeping, guardianship, belongings, safekeeping, holding, retentivity

  2. memory, retention, retentiveness, retentivitynoun

    the power of retaining and recalling past experience

    "he had a good memory when he was younger"

    Synonyms:
    memory, computer memory, keeping, store, retentiveness, holding, retentivity, computer storage, memory board, storage, remembering

  3. retentiveness, retentivity, retentionnoun

    the power of retaining liquid

    "moisture retentivity of soil"

    Synonyms:
    memory, keeping, retentivity, retentiveness, holding

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. retentionnoun

    Synonyms:
    reservation, holding, keeping, retaining, detention

  2. retentionnoun

    Synonyms:
    maintenance, preservation, conservation

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How to use retention in a sentence?

  1. Stephanie Heath:

    At work, relationships are everything. Just having that space to make mistakes, knowing you can come to your team members and managers about anything, being able to make decisions faster -- all of that is going to affect the company's bottom line, retention rates and employee fulfillment.

  2. Julie Chung:

    Recruitment is the easy part, retention and promotion to senior levels is still lacking and where we need to put in the work.

  3. Eric Trump:

    The job retention plan created by the UK Government has nothing to do with the Trump Organization and does not benefit the business — it is solely about protecting people and their families who would otherwise be out of work. We are anxiously awaiting the day that we receive approval from the government to reopen our doors and look forward to getting back to business.

  4. Eagan Avenatti:

    Eagan Avenatti, LLP has never represented Ms. Clifford, eagan Avenatti, LLP has never had any retention agreement with Ms.Clifford…Ms. Clifford never hired Eagan Avenatti, LLP…Eagan Avenatti, LLP is not entitled to any fees from Ms. Clifford…and Eagan Avenatti, LLP has no right to any fees raised from Crowdjustice.com.

  5. Tamara Duker Freuman:

    Excess sodium can cause fluid retention [ not bloating per se ] and can give a' puffy' appearance, but more so in the face and extremities than in the abdomen.

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