Definitions of detain
v. t. - To keep back or from; to withhold. 2
v. t. - To restrain from proceeding; to stay or stop; to delay; as, we were detained by an accident. 2
v. t. - To hold or keep in custody. 2
n. - Detention. 2
The word "detain" uses 6 letters: A D E I N T.
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Words formed by adding one letter before or after detain (in bold), or to adeint in any order:
f - defiant fainted i - inedita m - mediant p - depaint painted patined r - antired detrain trained s - destain detains instead sainted stained t - tainted u - audient v - deviant
Shorter words found within detain:
ad adit ae ai aid aide ain ait an and ane ani ant ante anted anti at ate date de dean den deni dent die diet din dine dint dit dita dite eat ed edit en end entia et eta etna id idea in it na nae ne neat net nide nit nite ta tad tae tain tan tea ted teind ten tend tenia ti tide tie tied tin tine tinea tined
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