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Scrabble word: HOLD
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Definitions of HOLD in dictionaries:
- noun - the act of grasping
- noun - understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
- noun - power by which something or someone is affected or dominated
- noun - time during which some action is awaited
- noun - a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
- noun - a stronghold
- noun - a cell in a jail or prison
- noun - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
- noun - the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
- verb - keep in a certain state, position, or activity
- verb - have or hold in one's hands or grip
- verb - organize or be responsible for
- verb - have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
- verb - keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view
- verb - maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
- verb - to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement
- verb - secure and keep for possible future use or application
- verb - have rightfully
- verb - be the physical support of
- verb - contain or hold
- verb - have room for
- verb - remain in a certain state, position, or condition
- verb - support or hold in a certain manner
- verb - be valid, applicable, or true
- verb - assert or affirm
- verb - have as a major characteristic
- verb - be capable of holding or containing
- verb - arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
- verb - protect against a challenge or attack
- verb - bind by an obligation
- verb - hold the attention of
- verb - remain committed to
- verb - resist or confront with resistance
- verb - be pertinent or relevant or applicable
- verb - stop dealing with
- verb - lessen the intensity of
- verb - keep from departing
- verb - take and maintain control over, often by violent means
- verb - cause to stop
- verb - cover as for protection against noise or smell
- verb - drink alcohol without showing ill effects
- verb - aim, point, or direct
- verb - declare to be
- verb - be in accord
- verb - keep from exhaling or expelling
- To have and keep in one’s grasp: held the reins tightly.
- To aim or direct; point: held a hose on the fire.
- To keep from falling or moving; support: a nail too small to hold the mirror; hold the horse steady; papers that were held together with tape and glue.
- To sustain the pressure of: The bridge can’t hold that much weight.
- To keep from departing or getting away: Hold the bus! Hold the dog until I find the leash.
- To keep in custody: held the suspect for questioning.
- To retain the attention or interest of: The storyteller held the crowd spellbound.
- To avoid letting out or expelling: The swimmer couldn’t hold her breath any longer.
- To be filled by; contain.
- To be capable of holding.
- To have as a chief characteristic or quality: The film holds a number of surprises.
- To have in store: Let’s see what the future holds.
- To have and maintain in one’s possession: holds a great deal of property.
- To have as a responsible position or a privilege: held the governorship for six years.
- To have in recognition of achievement or superiority: holds the record for the one-mile race; holds the respect of her peers.
- To maintain control over: The dam held the floodwaters.
- To maintain occupation of by force or coercion: Students held the administrative building for a week.
- To withstand the efforts or advance of (an opposing team, for example).
- To maintain in a given condition, situation, or action: held himself as a gentleman at all times.
- To impose control or restraint on; curb: She held her temper.
- To reserve or keep back from use: Please hold two tickets for us.
- To defer the immediate handling of: asked the receptionist to hold all calls during the meeting.
- To be the legal possessor of.
- To bind by a contract.
- To adjudge or decree: The court held that the defendant was at fault.
- To make accountable; obligate: You certainly did hold me to my promise.
- To keep in the mind or convey as a judgment, conviction, or point of view: hold a grudge; hold it a point of honor not to reveal one’s sources; holds that this economic program is the only answer to high prices.
- To assert or affirm, especially formally: This doctrine holds that people are inherently good.
- To regard in a certain way: I hold you in high esteem.
- To cause to take place; carry on: held the race in Florida; hold a yard sale.
- To assemble for and conduct the activity of; convene: held a meeting of the board.
- To carry or support (the body or a bodily part) in a certain position: Can the baby hold herself up yet? Hold up your leg.
- To cover (the ears or the nose, for example) especially for protection: held my nose against the stench.
- To maintain a grasp or grip on something.
- To stay securely fastened: The chain held.
- To maintain a desired or accustomed position or condition: hopes the weather will hold.
- To withstand stress, pressure, or opposition: The defense held.
- To continue in the same direction: The ship held to a southwesterly course.
- To be valid, applicable, or true: The theory holds.
- To have legal right or title.
- To halt an intended action.
- To stop the countdown during a missile or spacecraft launch.
- To have in one’s possession illicit or illegally obtained material or goods, especially narcotics: The suspect was holding.
- The act or a means of grasping.
- A manner of grasping an opponent, as in wrestling or aikido: a neck hold; an arm hold.
- Something that may be grasped or gripped, as for support.
- A bond or force that attaches or restrains, or by which something is affected or dominated: a writer with a strong hold on the reading public.
- Complete control: has a firm hold on the complex issues.
- Full understanding: has a good hold on physics.
- The sustaining of a note longer than its indicated time value.
- The symbol designating this pause; a fermata.
- A direction or an indication that something is to be reserved or deferred.
- A temporary halt, as in a countdown.
- A prison cell.
- The state of being in confinement; custody.
- A fortified place; a stronghold.
- To retain in one’s possession or control: held back valuable information; held back my tears.
- To impede the progress of.
- To restrain oneself.
- To limit: Please hold the noise down.
- To have (a job): holds down two jobs.
- To keep at a distance; resist: held the creditors off.
- To stop or delay doing something: Let’s hold off until we have more data.
- To maintain one’s grip; cling.
- To continue to do something; persist.
- To wait for something wanted or requested, especially to keep a telephone connection open.
- To present or proffer as something attainable.
- To continue to be in supply or service; last: Our food is holding out nicely.
- To continue to resist: The defending garrison held out for a month.
- To refuse to reach or satisfy an agreement.
- To postpone or delay.
- To keep in a position or state from an earlier period of time.
- To continue a term of office past the usual length of time.
- To prolong the engagement of: The film was held over for weeks.
- To postpone or delay.
- To keep in a position or state from an earlier period of time.
- To obstruct or delay.
- To rob while armed, often at gunpoint.
- To offer or present as an example: held the essay up as a model for the students.
- To continue to function without losing force or effectiveness; cope: managed to hold up under the daily stress.
- To communicate with, as by telephone: tried to get hold of you but the line was busy.
- To gain control of.
- To be left with empty hands.
- To be forced to assume total responsibility when it ought to have been shared.
- To assume responsibility, especially in another’s absence.
- To stop doing what one is engaged in doing.
- Into a state of temporary interruption without total disconnection during a telephone call: had to put me on hold for five minutes.
- Into a state of delay or indeterminate suspension: had to put the romance on hold.
- adj - to maintain possession of [v HELD, HOLDEN, HOLDING, HOLDS] : HOLDABLE
There are 4 letters in HOLD: D H L O
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