Translation of "retain" - English-German dictionary

retain

verb /rəˈtein/

to continue to have, use, remember etc; to keep in one’s possession, memory etc

bewahren
He finds it difficult to retain information
These dishes don’t retain heat very well.

to hold (something) back or keep (something) in its place

zurückhalten
This wall was built to retain the water from the river in order to prevent flooding.

(Translation of “retain” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)