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Word

Retainer

How many syllables?

3 Syllables

How it's divided?

re-tain-er

Definition

  • n. - One who, or that which, retains.
  • n. - One who is retained or kept in service; an attendant; an adherent; a hanger-on.
  • n. - Hence, a servant, not a domestic, but occasionally attending and wearing his master's livery.
  • n. - The act of a client by which he engages a lawyer or counselor to manage his cause.
  • n. - The act of withholding what one has in his hands by virtue of some right.
  • n. - A fee paid to engage a lawyer or counselor to maintain a cause, or to prevent his being employed by the opposing party in the case; -- called also retaining fee.


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