the accumulated, undistributed earnings of a corporation.
noun 1. retained earnings.
- Retained menstruation
retained menstruation re·tained menstruation (rĭ-tānd’) n. See hematocolpos.
noun, Grammar. 1. an object in a passive construction identical with the direct or indirect object in the active construction from which it is derived, as the picture in I was shown the picture, which is also the direct object in the active construction (They) showed me the picture. retained object noun 1. (grammar) a […]
noun, Grammar. 1. an object complement that is kept in its predicative position following the verb when the verb is transformed into the passive voice, as genius in He was considered a genius from (They) considered him a genius.