Associations to the word «Retainer»
RETAINER, noun. A dependent or follower of someone of rank.
RETAINER, noun. A paid servant, especially one who has been employed for many years.
RETAINER, noun. Any thing or person that retains.
RETAINER, noun. A fee one pays to reserve the other's time for services.
RETAINER, noun. (dentistry): A device that holds teeth in position after orthodontic treatment.
RETAINER, noun. A fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone.
RETAINER, noun. A person working in the service of another (especially in the household).
RETAINER, noun. A dental appliance that holds teeth (or a prosthesis) in position after orthodontic treatment.
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