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Definition of "hold":

noun: the act of grasping

"she kept a firm hold on the railing"


noun: the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo


noun: the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it


noun: a cell in a jail or prison


noun: a stronghold


noun: power by which something or someone is affected or dominated

"he has a hold over them"


noun: understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something


noun: a state of being confined (usually for a short time)

"the prisoner is on hold"


noun: time during which some action is awaited

"he ordered a hold in the action"


verb: keep from exhaling or expelling

"hold your breath"


verb: remain committed to

"I hold to these ideas"


verb: assert or affirm

"Rousseau's philosophy holds that people are inherently good"


verb: keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view

"hold these truths to be self-evident"


verb: hold the attention of

"She can hold an audience spellbound"


verb: be in accord; be in agreement

"I hold with those who say life is sacred"


verb: declare to be


verb: bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted

"I'll hold you by your promise"


verb: protect against a challenge or attack

"Hold that position behind the trees!"


verb: aim, point, or direct

"Hold the fire extinguisher directly on the flames"


verb: drink alcohol without showing ill effects

"He can hold his liquor"


verb: have or hold in one's hands or grip

"Hold this bowl for a moment, please"


verb: be the physical support of; carry the weight of

"The beam holds up the roof"


verb: to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement

"This holds the local until the express passengers change trains"


verb: cover as for protection against noise or smell

"hold one's nose"


verb: support or hold in a certain manner

"She holds her head high"


verb: organize or be responsible for

"hold a reception"


verb: maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)


verb: cause to stop


verb: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense

"She holds a Master's degree from Harvard"


verb: secure and keep for possible future use or application


verb: have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices


verb: take and maintain control over, often by violent means


verb: keep from departing

"Hold the taxi"


verb: arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance

"please hold a table at Maxim's"


verb: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits

"hold your tongue"


verb: stop dealing with

"hold all calls to the President's office while he is in a meeting"


verb: be valid, applicable, or true

"This theory still holds"


verb: be pertinent or relevant or applicable

"This theory holds for all irrational numbers"


verb: keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g.,

"hold in place"


verb: remain in a certain state, position, or condition


verb: contain or hold; have within

"The canteen holds fresh water"


verb: be capable of holding or containing

"The flask holds one gallon"


verb: resist or confront with resistance


verb: have room for; hold without crowding

"The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people"


verb: have as a major characteristic

"The novel holds many surprises"



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