One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘you're paid a retainer every month to keep me informed’
retaining fee, fee, periodic payment, partial payment, deposit, advance, subscription, standing charge
2‘a faithful family retainer’
attendant, follower, servant, hireling, hanger-on, escort, minion, lackey, flunkey, vassal, dependant, domestic, valet, footman
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