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Hold (IPA: /ˈhoʊɫd/)


Hold (n.)

The whole interior portion of a vessel below the lower deck, in which the cargo is stowed.

Hold (v. t.)

To cause to remain in a given situation, position, or relation, within certain limits, or the like; to prevent from falling or escaping; to sustain; to restrain; to keep in the grasp; to retain.

Hold (v. t.)

To retain in one's keeping; to maintain possession of, or authority over; not to give up or relinquish; to keep; to defend.

Hold (v. t.)

To have; to possess; to be in possession of; to occupy; to derive title to; as, to hold office.

Hold (v. t.)

To impose restraint upon; to limit in motion or action; to bind legally or morally; to confine; to restrain.

Hold (v. t.)

To maintain in being or action; to carry on; to prosecute, as a course of conduct or an argument; to continue; to sustain.

Hold (v. t.)

To prosecute, have, take, or join in, as something which is the result of united action; as to, hold a meeting, a festival, a session, etc.; hence, to direct and bring about officially; to conduct or preside at; as, the general held a council of war; a judge holds a court; a clergyman holds a service.

Hold (v. t.)

To receive and retain; to contain as a vessel; as, this pail holds milk; hence, to be able to receive and retain; to have capacity or containing power for.

Hold (v. t.)

To accept, as an opinion; to be the adherent of, openly or privately; to persist in, as a purpose; to maintain; to sustain.

Hold (v. t.)

To consider; to regard; to esteem; to account; to think; to judge.

Hold (v. t.)

To bear, carry, or manage; as he holds himself erect; he holds his head high.

Hold (n. i.)

In general, to keep one's self in a given position or condition; to remain fixed. Hence:

Hold (n. i.)

Not to more; to halt; to stop ;-mostly in the imperative.

Hold (n. i.)

Not to give way; not to part or become separated; to remain unbroken or unsubdued.

Hold (n. i.)

Not to fail or be found wanting; to continue; to last; to endure a test or trial; to abide; to persist.

Hold (n. i.)

Not to fall away, desert, or prove recreant; to remain attached; to cleave ;-often with with, to, or for.

Hold (n. i.)

To restrain one's self; to refrain.

Hold (n. i.)

To derive right or title; -- generally with of.

Hold (n.)

The act of holding, as in or with the hands or arms; the manner of holding, whether firm or loose; seizure; grasp; clasp; gripe; possession; -- often used with the verbs take and lay.

Hold (n.)

The authority or ground to take or keep; claim.

Hold (n.)

Binding power and influence.

Hold (n.)

Something that may be grasped; means of support.

Hold (n.)

A place of confinement; a prison; confinement; custody; guard.

Hold (n.)

A place of security; a fortified place; a fort; a castle; -- often called a stronghold.

Hold (n.)

A character [thus /] placed over or under a note or rest, and indicating that it is to be prolonged; -- called also pause, and corona.

Hold

Ship element

Hold

Verb

Hold

Ancient Anglo-Danish and Norwegian title

Hold

Phone queue

Hold

Painting by James Rielly

Hold Synonyms

Appreciation, Grasp

Hold Synonyms

Cargo Area, Cargo Hold, Cargo Deck, Storage Area

Hold Synonyms

Grasp, Clasp, Clench, Gri, Clutch, Clutches

Hold Synonyms

Postponement, Wait, Delay, Time Lag

Hold Synonyms

Custody, Detention, Detainment

Hold Synonyms

Grip, Handgrip, Handle

Hold Synonyms

Keep

Hold Synonyms

Admit, Accommodate

Hold Synonyms

Concur, Concord, Agree

Hold Synonyms

Apply, Go For

Hold Synonyms

Bear

Hold Synonyms

Carry, Contain, Bear

Hold Synonyms

Carry, Bear

Hold Synonyms

Carry

Hold Synonyms

Take, Contain

Hold Synonyms

Control, Check, Contain, Hold In, Curb, Moderat

Hold Synonyms

Adjudge, Declare

Hold Synonyms

Take For, View As, Deem

Hold Synonyms

Guard, Defend

Hold Synonyms

Withstand, Hold Up, Defy

Hold Synonyms

Halt, Arrest

Hold Synonyms

Harbor, Nurse, Harbour, Entertain

Hold Synonyms

Have Got, Have

Hold Synonyms

Keep Up, Keep, Hold Up, Hold Out, Keep Out, Keep Off, Hold Back, Keep In, Keep Down, Maintain, Keep Apart, Hold Over

Hold Synonyms

Obligate, Oblige, Bind

HOLD (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Call HOLD

HOLD (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Head of Large Department

HOLD (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Hold message

HOLD (Acronym / Abbreviation)

Holding

Hold Rhymes

Bold, Bowled, Cold, Dold, Doled, Fold, Gold, Golde, Hold, Holde, Holed, Mold, Mould, Nold, Nolde, Old, Olde, Poled, Polled, Roald, Rolled, Scold, Sold, Strolled, Told, Tolled, Vold, Wold

Ahold, Behold, Cajoled, Consoled, Controlled, Enfold, Enrolled, Extolled, Foretold, Machold, Outsold, Paroled, Patrolled, Remold, Resold, Twofold, Unfold, Unsold, Untold, Uphold, Withhold

Decontrolled, Oversold, Uncontrolled, Undersold


Hold (Last Name / Surname)

Hold is the #48,628 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 434 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Hold in Spanish is Sostener

Tagalog Translation

Hold in Tagalog is Hawak

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (to Judge Drake) You can't win anyway... You see, I hold the winning card!"" - The Joker

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (to Judge Drake) You can't win anyway... You see, I hold the winning card! - Batman #1" - The Joker

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [After Freedom's Armadillo is destroyed] Get a hold of Truman, prepare the world for bad news." - Armageddon (film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [If the Chief stares at a Marine for a while] Hey, maybe we should hold hands." - Halo (series)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [in the argument at the dinner table] I got to go to the bathroom. (Dinner is served) Never mind, I can hold it!" - Shrek 2


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