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  Definition of Hold

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Similar Words: clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, cargo area, cargo deck, cargo hold, storage area, handle, handgrip, keep, appreciation, detention, custody, delay, time lag, postponement, wait, deem, view as, take for, agree, concur, concord, declare, adjudge, oblige, bind, obligate, defend, guard, carry, take hold, support, sustain, hold up, restrain, confine, bear, throw, have, make, give, harbor, harbour, entertain, nurse, halt, arrest, have got, retain, keep back, hold back, reserve, book, control, hold in, contain, check, curb, moderate, prevail, obtain, apply, go for, maintain, take, defy, withstand, accommodate, admit

 

See Also: check, turn back, arrest, stop, contain, hold back, resist, hold out, withstand, stand firm, hold over, survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, delay, detain, keep in, exclude, keep out, shut out, shut, keep off, avoid, prolong, sustain, keep up, stay off, number, keep down, sequester, sequestrate, keep apart, set apart, isolate

 

Hyponyms: chokehold, choke hold, embrace, embracing, wrestling hold, ax handle, axe handle, broomstick, broom handle, crop, haft, helve, hilt, hoe handle, knob, mop handle, panhandle, pommel, saddlebow, rake handle, stock, gunstock, sense, extension, moratorium, retardation, settle, reconcile, patch up, make up, conciliate, see eye to eye, concede, yield, grant, subscribe, support, conclude, resolve, arrange, fix up, admit, acknowledge, superannuate, bastardize, bastardise, certify, call, beatify, canonize, canonise, saint, pronounce, label, judge, cancel, strike down, formalize, formalise, pledge, article, indenture, indent, tie down, grasp, hold on, cling to, hold close, hold tight, clutch, cradle, clinch, lock, interlock, interlace, trap, scaffold, block, carry, chock, buoy, buoy up, pole, bracket, underpin, prop up, prop, shore up, shore, truss, brace, tie up, bind, fetter, shackle, enchain, pinion, impound, pound, pound up, pen up, fold, ground, stoop, piggyback, poise, balance, behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, sustain, keep, maintain, monopolize, monopolise, wield, exert, stockpile, hold down, keep open, hold open, save, restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle, suppress, stamp down, inhibit, subdue, conquer, curb, damp, mortify, cricify, deny, abnegate, train, catch, bate, thermostat, countercheck, counteract, pressurize, pressurise, continue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserve, hold over, conserve, distance, housekeep, retain, surround, environ, encircle, circle, round, ring, enclose, hold in, weather, endure, brave, brave out, sleep, house, seat

 

Grouped Verbs: deem, view as, take for, agree, behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry, have, feature, defend, guard, reserve, lend oneself, apply, contain, take, accommodate, admit

 

Entailments: procure, secure

 

Part Meronyms: ship, edge tool, hand tool, umbrella, baggage, luggage, cutlery, eating utensil, brush, briefcase, handbarrow, handcart, pushcart, cart, go-cart, baseball bat, lumber, cricket bat, bat, racket, racquet, ladle, saucepan, frying pan, frypan, skillet, spatula, carpet beater, rug beater, cheese cutter, coffeepot, coffee cup, teacup, mug, watering can, watering pot, carrycot, faucet, handlebar, handset, French telephone, aspergill

 

Derivational Morphology: take hold, grapple, grip, grasp, hold on, cling to, hold close, hold tight, clutch, seize, prehend, clench, clinch, clasp, contain, take, bear, carry, handle, palm, keep, restrain, confine, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, compass, apprehend, detain, wait, hold off, hold back, halt, arrest, check, retard, delay, harmony, concord, concordance, concurrence, agreement, obligation, bind, defender, guardian, protector, shielder, defense, defence, defense force, defence force, clutches, support, supporting, garter, supporter, holder, detention, custody, restrainer, controller, constraint, restraint, carriage, bearing, posture, arrester, arrester hook, time lag, postponement, stop, freeze, hitch, stay, stoppage, property, belongings, holding, material possession, rich person, wealthy person, have, retention, keeping, bearer, booking, reservation, moderation, moderateness, bridle, curb, command, control, mastery, upholder, maintainer, sustainer, capacity, content, container, cargo area, cargo deck, cargo hold, storage area, withstander

 

 
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