hold with
phrasal to agree with or approve of

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hold with — ((doing) something) to agree with or support something. He married a woman who didn t hold with gambling. Usage notes: often used in the form not hold with (doing) something: I don t hold with the idea that I was rebellious as a child …   New idioms dictionary

  • hold with — index concur (agree), countenance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hold with — phrasal verb Word forms hold with : present tense I/you/we/they hold with he/she/it holds with present participle holding with past tense held with past participle held with mainly spoken not hold with something to not approve of an activity or… …   English dictionary

  • hold with — PHRASAL VERB: with brd neg If you do not hold with an activity or action, you do not approve of it. [V P n] I don t hold with the way they do things nowadays …   English dictionary

  • hold with — (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To be favorably disposed toward: approve, countenance, favor. Informal: go for. Idiom: take kindly to. See PRAISE. II verb See hold …   English dictionary for students

  • hold with — Synonyms and related words: OK, abide by, accede, accede to, accept, acclaim, accord to, acquiesce, acquiesce in, admire, agree, agree to, agree with, applaud, approve, approve of, assent, be willing, bless, buy, cheer, comply, condescend,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hold with doing something — hold with ((doing) something) to agree with or support something. He married a woman who didn t hold with gambling. Usage notes: often used in the form not hold with (doing) something: I don t hold with the idea that I was rebellious as a child …   New idioms dictionary

  • hold with something — hold with ((doing) something) to agree with or support something. He married a woman who didn t hold with gambling. Usage notes: often used in the form not hold with (doing) something: I don t hold with the idea that I was rebellious as a child …   New idioms dictionary

  • hold with with negative — informal approve of. → hold …   English new terms dictionary

  • hold with the hare and run with the hounds — verb a) To oppose an action or behavior and yet engage in the same action or behavior; to be a hypocrite. Well, if you ask me, Pastor Hawkins is trying to hold with the hare and run with the hounds by opposing casino gambling when his church… …   Wiktionary

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