retain vs release: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: retain or Release

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retainverb

secure and keep for possible future use or application

retainverb

allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature

retainverb

hold back within

retainverb

keep in one's mind

Releaseverb

part with a possession or right

Releaseverb

let (something) fall or spill from a container

Releasenoun

(music) the act or manner of terminating a musical phrase or tone

Releasenoun

a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism

Releasenoun

activity that frees or expresses creative energy or emotion

Releasenoun

the act of liberating someone or something

Releaseverb

grant freedom to; free from confinement

Releaseverb

make (assets) available

Releaseverb

release, as from one's grip

Releaseverb

release (gas or energy) as a result of a chemical reaction or physical decomposition

Releasenoun

a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation

Releasenoun

the act of allowing a fluid to escape

Releaseverb

prepare and issue for public distribution or sale

Releaseverb

eliminate (a substance)

Releasenoun

the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

Releaseverb

make (information) available for publication

Releasenoun

an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation

Releasenoun

euphemistic expressions for death

Releaseverb

generate and separate from cells or bodily fluids

Releasenoun

a formal written statement of relinquishment

Releasenoun

a process that liberates or discharges something

Releasenoun

merchandise issued for sale or public showing (especially a record or film)

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