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.
- Retained testis
retained testis n. See undescended testis.
noun 1. a person or thing that retains. 2. a servant or attendant who has served a family for many years. 3. Also called cage, separator. Machinery. a ring separating, and moving with, balls or rollers in a bearing. 4. Orthodontics. a fixed or removable device worn in the mouth to hold the teeth in […]
[ri-tey-ner-ship] /rɪˈteɪ nərˌʃɪp/ noun 1. the condition of being a retainer or of having retainers.
verb (used with object) 1. to keep possession of. 2. to continue to use, practice, etc.: to retain an old custom. 3. to continue to hold or have: to retain a prisoner in custody; a cloth that retains its color. 4. to keep in mind; remember. 5. to hold in place or position. 6. to […]