English translation of 'reter'
reter[heˈter] (irreg: like ter)
1. (guardar, manter) to keep
2. (deter) to stop, detain
3. (segurar) to hold
4. (ladrão, suspeito) to detain, hold
5. (na memória) to retain
6. (lágrimas, impulsos) to hold back
7. (impedir de sair) to keep back
reter-se reflexive verb
to restrain o.s.
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'reter' in Other Languages
British English: retain VERB
To retain something means to continue to have that thing.
The interior of the shop still retains a nineteenth-century atmosphere.
British English: withhold VERB
If you withhold something that someone wants, you do not let them have it.
Police withheld the boy's name yesterday.
Translation of reter from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary