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  • 1 Hold — Hold, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Held}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Holding}. {Holden}, p. p., is obs. in elegant writing, though still used in legal language.] [OE. haldan, D. houden, OHG. hoten, Icel. halda, Dan. holde, Sw. h[*a]lla, Goth. haldan to feed, tend… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 hold — hold1 [hōld] vt. held, holding [ME holden < Anglian OE haldan (WS healdan), akin to Ger halten, Goth haldan, to tend sheep < IE base * kel , to drive, incite to action > Gr kelēs, swift horse, L celer, swift: prob. sense development:… …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Hold On — may refer to:ongs* Hold On (Tim Armstrong song) * Hold On (En Vogue song) * Hold On (Good Charlotte song) * Hold On (Jonas Brothers song) * Hold On (Korn song) * Hold On (John Lennon song) * Hold On (Magnet song) * Hold On (Razorlight song) *… …

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  • 4 hold — Ⅰ. hold [1] ► VERB (past and past part. held) 1) grasp, carry, or support. 2) keep or detain. 3) have in one s possession. 4) contain or be capable of containing. 5) have or occupy (a job or position) …

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  • 5 Hold — Hold, v. i. In general, to keep one s self in a given position or condition; to remain fixed. Hence: [1913 Webster] 1. Not to move; to halt; to stop; mostly in the imperative. [1913 Webster] And damned be him that first cries, Hold, enough! Shak …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Hold on — Hold Hold, v. i. In general, to keep one s self in a given position or condition; to remain fixed. Hence: [1913 Webster] 1. Not to move; to halt; to stop; mostly in the imperative. [1913 Webster] And damned be him that first cries, Hold, enough!… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Hold up — Hold Hold, v. i. In general, to keep one s self in a given position or condition; to remain fixed. Hence: [1913 Webster] 1. Not to move; to halt; to stop; mostly in the imperative. [1913 Webster] And damned be him that first cries, Hold, enough!… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 hold-up — [ ɔldɶp ] n. m. inv. • 1925; mot angl. amér., de to hold up one s hands « tenir les mains en l air » ♦ Anglic. Vol à main armée dans un lieu public. ⇒Fam. braquage. Hold up d une banque. Commettre un hold up. hold up n. m. inv. (Anglicisme)… …

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  • 9 hold — vb 1 hold back, withhold, reserve, detain, retain, *keep, keep back, keep out Analogous words: *restrain, inhibit, curb, check: preserve, conserve, *save Contrasted words: *relinquish, surrender, abandon, resign, yield 2 …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 Hold — (h[=o]ld), n. 1. The act of holding, as in or with the hands or arms; the manner of holding, whether firm or loose; seizure; grasp; clasp; grip; possession; often used with the verbs take and lay. [1913 Webster] Ne have I not twelve pence within… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Hold Me — Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me» Sencillo de U2 del álbum Batman Forever Soundtrack Publicación 5 y 6 de junio 1995 …

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  • 12 Hold On — o Hold On!puede referirse a: Música Hold On (1970), canción de John Lennon; Hold On (1974), canción de Deep Purple; Hold On (1982), canción de Santana; Hold On (1990), canción de Wilson Phillips; Hold On (2000), canción de Green Day; Hold On… …

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  • 13 hold — vt held, hold·ing 1 a: to have lawful possession or ownership of held the property as tenants in common the band hold s the title to the car b: to have as a privilege or position of responsibility hold ing …

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  • 14 Hold — may refer to: * Hold, to delay temporarily the handling of * Hold (ship), interior cargo space * Hold (aviation), a place for an aircraft to loop around near its destination * Hold (baseball), a statistic that may be awarded to a relief pitcher * …

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  • 15 hold — [n] grasp, possession authority, clasp, clench, clinch, clout, clutch, control, dominance, dominion, grip, influence, occupancy, occupation, ownership, pull, purchase, retention, sway, tenacity, tenure; concepts 190,343,710 Ant. dispossession,… …

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  • 16 Hold Me — can refer to:* Hold Me (song), by Little Jack Little, David Oppenheim, and Ira Schuster * Hold Me (Fleetwood Mac song) * Hold Me (album), by singer Laura Branigan, released in 1985 * Hold Me (Zard album), released in 1992 * Hold Me, Thrill Me,… …

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  • 17 Hold — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alexander Hold (* 1962), deutscher Richter und Fernsehschauspieler Carl Hold (1871–1946), deutscher Politiker und Industrieller Hans Hold (1826 1910), Schweizer Politiker (FDP Liberale) und Militär… …

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  • 18 Hold — Hold, er, este, adj. et adv. 1) Geneigt, des andern Glück gern zu sehen, Liebe gegen denselben empfindend, ohne Unterschied des Standes; nur in Gestalt eines Nebenwortes. Der Herr wird den Demüthigen hold seyn, Sir. 3, 20. Mosen waren beyde Gott… …

    Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • 19 hold on — {v.} 1. To keep holding tightly; continue to hold strongly. * /As Ted was pulling on the rope, it began to slip and Earl cried, Hold on, Ted! / Syn.: HANG ON. 2. To wait and not hang up a telephone; keep a phone for later use. * /Mr. Jones asked… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 20 hold on — {v.} 1. To keep holding tightly; continue to hold strongly. * /As Ted was pulling on the rope, it began to slip and Earl cried, Hold on, Ted! / Syn.: HANG ON. 2. To wait and not hang up a telephone; keep a phone for later use. * /Mr. Jones asked… …

    Dictionary of American idioms


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