retains meaning


    Definition of retains in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFretainPRretainingPT, PPretainedPREré-
    1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of retain.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The calcein stain was retained over an annual cycle comprising multiple moults, demonstrating that pterocardiac ossicles retain chronological information.
        • It has a structural fold termed GT-B and a retaining mechanism of glucose transfer giving an α-configuration of the growing polyglucan chain (http://www.cazy.org/ ).
        • What though thy habit differ from thy kinde, Thou maiest retain thy wonted loving minde.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Verb singular forms
            • Third-person singular forms

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en remains
      2. en retain
      3. fr retins
      4. en retails
      5. fr reteins
      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of retains for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "retains" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
      Difficultness: Level 3
      Easy     ➨     Difficult
      Definiteness: Level 1
      Definite    ➨     Versatile