engaged, working, kept up, disengaged, wasted, confined, owned, let go, restrained, selected, saved, employed, included, hired, well-kept, possessed, lost, received, remembered, sustained, put away, promised, jobholding, chosen, unemployed, work
gripped (part of speech: verb)
withdrew (part of speech: verb)
retained (part of speech: verb)
- She no longer knew what had happened a few hours before, yet her memory faithfully retained the incidents that occurred many years previous. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- The other, however, retained sufficient presence of mind to whisper to him, " 'Tis a bet, and I have won it!" - "Andersen's Fairy Tales", Hans Christian Andersen.
- Either your Majesty wishes to maintain the truce, in which case Wesel must be restored, or to break the truce, a result which is certain if Wesel be retained. - "The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I.", John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009.