Pronunciation of Holding
/hˈə͡ʊldɪŋ/, /hˈəʊldɪŋ/, /h_ˈəʊ_l_d_ɪ_ŋ/
Synonyms for holding:
Other synonyms and related words:
finding, material possession, resistance, guardianship, place, attribute, dimension, impeding, biting, retention, retentiveness, doom, retentive, ownership, permanent, memory, retentivity, safekeeping, Occupying, prop.
merchant, employment, calling, enterprise, commerce, consortium, concern, industry, busy work, occupation, service, interest, venture, selling, retailing, exchange, trade, negotiation, establishment, market, proprietorship, labor, corporation, practice, firm, partnership, situation, affair, job, activity, business, assignment, vocation, barter, company, management, commission, career, station, livelihood, specialty, position, transaction, profession, posting.
property held (noun)
concluding, taking for granted, Supposing, Crediting, Presuming, putting faith in, accepting, Deeming, trusting, believing, judging, professing, Surmising, giving faith, understanding, Declaring, assenting, assuming, gathering, Maintaining, Affirming.
enclosing, accommodating, Containing, Comprising, stowing, Receiving, Including.
withholding, withdrawing, recalling, Suppressing, Recanting, Revoking, Retracting.
Usage examples for holding:
- You shall quit it certainly; but of your own free will, and holding your head high. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- " There," said Heidi, holding out the card, " would you like to have that?" - "Heidi", Johanna Spyri.
- Julia rose slowly to her feet and passed towards the door, which Maraton was holding open. - "A People's Man", E. Phillips Oppenheim.