Translation of "retain" - English-Spanish dictionary

retain

verb uk /rɪˈteɪn/

to continue to keep something

mantener
The local authority will retain control of the school.

(Translation of “retain” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

retain

verb /rəˈtein/

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

retener, conservar
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

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

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