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Hold

Synonyms for hold:

Sense 1

avouch, distribute, opine, mark down, immobilize, look on, stand against, tote, incline, caress, piggyback, be, touchy-feely, Embosom, weigh down, scrape into, standardize, outvote, foothold, bear hug, fasten, fist, jog along, argue, refer, advantage, sandwich between, intercept, convene, block in, countdown, ravish, aver, nuzzle, regularize, Got, espouse, buss.

Sense 2

level off, believe in, house, influence, content, lean, adhere to, anchor, enjoy, shelve, allege, hug, burn off, accredit, line up, schlep, understanding, stagnate, loosen up, mesmerize, suspect, cuddle, sorted, spellbind, kiss, pinion, hold together, stage-manage, stereotype, sculpt, rein, lug.

Sense 3

firm up, fiddle, pin down, pat, cart, obstruction, groan, comprehension, stabilize, ferry, view, canvass, boast, avow, stranglehold, tickle, fascinate, transfix, cell, stump, inherit, enthrall, obstruct, stand for.

Sense 4

hump, apprehension, rivet, hover, stage, say, have in, pet, weight, grab, ballot, ruffle, handling, enfold.

Sense 5

get in, campaign, squeeze, haul, get up, shoulder, plan, arrange, belong to.

Sense 6

work out, contend.

Sense 7

lick, press, pin, host, get into, program.

Sense 8

exercise, warm up, brush.

Sense 9

set up, wash, pull, tap, physical.

Sense 11

feel.

Sense 13

lift.

Sense 14

scratch.

Sense 16

call.

Sense 17

set.

Sense 22

level.

believe

take for granted, understand, feel.

cohere

hold water, fit in.

endure

keep on, stick to, live on, hold on.

exist

be.

foothold

footing.

grip

spellbind.

insist

stand firm.

mound

hill.

ownership

possession.

protect

defend.

purchase

leverage.

restrain

keep in line, tie down, pinion, keep down.

retain

retain, hold fast.

stronghold

castle.

subjugate

enslave.

take

take, let in.

tenure

tenancy.

tie

immobilize.

Sense 2 (noun)

press, touch, squeeze, hug, enfold, Embosom.

Sense 4 (noun)

house, grab, rivet, fascinate, mesmerize, spellbind, enthrall, transfix.

Sense 5 (noun)

incline, adhere to, reckon, believe in.

Sense 8 (noun)

call, hold-down, rein, bridle.

Sense 9 (noun)

think, opine.

Sense 10 (noun)

avouch, say, avow, aver, argue, allege, contend.

Sense 11 (noun)

feel.

Sense 12 (noun)

plan, wash, convene, set up, arrange.

Sense 13 (noun)

stage.

Sense 15 (noun)

canvass, stand for, get in, campaign.

Sense 16 (noun)

jail.

Sense 18 (noun)

kiss, pat, nuzzle, cuddle, caress, ruffle.

Sense 19 (noun)

lift, shoulder, hump, schlep, haul.

Sense 21 (noun)

sorted, have in, Got, belong to.

Sense 22 (noun)

obstruct, pin down, intercept, pin, immobilize.

Sense 23 (noun)

contact, tap, handling, brush.

Sense 25 (noun)

loosen up, warm up, sculpt, firm up, exercise, burn off, work out.

Sense 31 (noun)

stabilize, jog along, regularize, standardize, level.

command (noun)

government, supremacy, discipline, rule, mastery, sovereignty, domination, law, sway, mandate, direction, authority, power, coordination, reign, commission, charge, command, prowess, will, management, control.

grasp, possession (noun)

dominion, influence, clinch, grip, pull, clench, authority, sway, control, clasp, clutch.

grip (noun)

handgrip.

possession (noun)

possession.

support (noun)

support.

believe (verb)

profess, presume, accept, aver, affirm, credit, suppose, maintain, reckon, view, entertain, assume, deem, believe, understand, gather, conclude, consider, take for granted, think, feel, trust, esteem, give faith, put faith in, judge, assent, surmise, declare.

carry (verb)

underlie.

command (verb)

dominate, manage, govern, direct, coordinate, master.

conduct meeting, function (verb)

celebrate, run, carry on, convene, call.

consumption (verb)

carry.

contact (verb)

take hold.

contain (verb)

enclose, stow, include, contain, comprise, accommodate, receive.

continue, endure (verb)

persist, operate, stay, last, resist, wear, apply, stand up.

enclose (verb)

encompass, confine, cover, corral, impound, fence, cage, encircle, imprison, envelop, trap, surround.

grip (verb)

clasp, clutch, keep, grasp, adhere, retain, seize, embrace, grapple, grip.

have a capacity for (verb)

comprise, include, accommodate.

have in one's hands, possession; grasp (verb)

have, handle, contain, detain, withhold, take, press, enjoy, restrain, trammel, enclose, squeeze, catch, arrest, embrace, adhere, hug, imprison, bind, nourish, seize, stick, confine, secure, own, cherish, occupy, retain, carry, wield, possess, keep, maintain, check.

possess (verb)

have, own, monopolize, claim, acquire, possess.

possession (verb)

bear.

retain (verb)

preserve, reserve, hinder, prevent, conserve.

stative (verb)

maintain, keep.

support (verb)

sustain, uphold, shoulder, underpin, bear.

withdraw (verb)

revoke, withhold, suppress, retract, recant, recall, withdraw.

Usage examples for hold:

  • Terry, keep hold on yourself! - "Black Jack", Max Brand.
  • To have and to hold. - "U.S. Copyright Renewals, 1959 January - June", U.S. Copyright Office.
  • We must all hold together now. - "The Lady of Fort St. John", Mary Hartwell Catherwood.

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