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  Definition of hold over
  1. intimidate somebody (with a threat); "She was holding it over him"
  2. hold over goods to be sold for the next season
  3. hold back to a later time; "let''s postpone the exam"
  4. continue a term of office past the normal period of time
  5. keep in a position or state from an earlier period of time
Similar Words: carry over, postpone, prorogue, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off

 

Hyponyms: call, hold, suspend, probate, reprieve, respite

 

Entailments: cancel, call off, reschedule

 

Derivational Morphology: putoff, postponement, deferment, deferral, shelver, prorogation, procrastinator, postponer, cunctator, holdover, hangover

 

Anagrams: holdover

 

 
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