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tain, ten, tent


abstain to hold back from an activity by choice; to hold back from voting
contain to hold; to have within
detain to hold back; to delay; to keep from proceeding
detention a period of time in which someone is held back; a form of punishment by holding someone after school hours
extend to hold out; to unbend; to stretch or spread out; to offer
patent legal ownership on an invention held by the creator; exclusive right or ownership
retainer something that holds something else in; a devise that holds something in
tenant a holder of land rights; a person who holds the right to love in a residence; an occupant
tendon a band of tough fibrous tissue that holds a muscle to a bone
tentative holding back on the final decision; uncertain; hesitant; not fully agreed upon
Created by: frazzicat