← tain, ten, tent Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All tenant a holder of land rights; a peson that holds the right to live in residence; an occupant. tentative holding back on the final decison; uncertian; hesitant; not fully agreed. 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 spread or strech out; to offer. contain to hold; to have within. abstain to hold back from an activity by choice; to hold back from voting. retainer something that holds something else in; a device that holds something in. patent legal ownership of an intervention held by the creator; exclusive right or ownership. tendon a band of tough fibrous tissue that holds a muscle to a bone.