hold+good+or+true

  • 1 hold good (or true) — remain true or valid. → hold …

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  • 2 hold good — ► hold good (or true) remain true or valid. Main Entry: ↑hold …

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  • 3 hold good — • hold good • hold true continue, endure, last The demand for air conditioners held good during July but decreased rapidly in August. to continue to be consistently or constantly correct, true, valid or applicable …

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  • 4 hold good — phrasal 1. : to hold true 2. : to hold up : endure, last his luck held good all year * * * hold good To remain the case • • • Main Entry: ↑hold * * * hold good …

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  • 5 hold\ good — • to hold true • to hold good v 1. To continue to be good; last. The coupon on the cereal box offered a free toy, but the offer held good only till the end of the year. Attendance at the basketball games held good all winter. 2. To continue;… …

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  • 6 hold good — Synonyms and related words: afford proof of, ascertain, be consistent, be demonstrable, be irrefutable, be logical, be reasonable, be the case, be true, be truthful, bring home to, cinch, clinch, conform to fact, demonstrate, determine, establish …

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  • 7 hold good — {v.} 1. To continue to be good; last. * /The coupon on the cereal box offered a free toy, but the offer held good only till the end of the year./ * /Attendance at the basketball games held good all winter./ 2. To continue; endure: last. * /The… …

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  • 8 hold good — {v.} 1. To continue to be good; last. * /The coupon on the cereal box offered a free toy, but the offer held good only till the end of the year./ * /Attendance at the basketball games held good all winter./ 2. To continue; endure: last. * /The… …

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  • 9 hold good — if a statement holds good for something or someone, it is true of that thing or person. The saying good things come in small packages holds good for this excellent miniature TV set. (often + for) It looks as though my predictions for snow at… …

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  • 10 hold good — Stand, be valid, be true, be applicable, hold …

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  • 11 To hold good — Good Good, a. [Compar. {Better}; superl. {Best}. These words, though used as the comparative and superlative of good, are from a different root.] [AS. G[=o]d, akin to D. goed, OS. g[=o]d, OHG. guot, G. gut, Icel. g[=o][eth]r, Sw. & Dan. god, Goth …

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  • 12 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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  • 13 hold true — ► hold good (or true) remain true or valid. Main Entry: ↑hold …

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  • 14 hold — hold1 verb (past and past participle held) 1》 grasp, carry, or support. 2》 keep in a specified position: I held the door open for him.     ↘remain secure or intact: the boat s anchor would not hold. 3》 keep or detain.     ↘have in one s… …

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  • 15 hold — 1. v. & n. v. (past and past part. held) 1 tr. a keep fast; grasp (esp. in the hands or arms). b (also refl.) keep or sustain (a thing, oneself, one s head, etc.) in a particular position (hold it to the light; held himself erect). c grasp so as… …

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  • 16 hold true — or[hold good] {v. phr.} To remain true. * /It has always held true that man cannot live without laws./ * /Bob is a good boy and that holds true of Jim./ …

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  • 17 hold true — or[hold good] {v. phr.} To remain true. * /It has always held true that man cannot live without laws./ * /Bob is a good boy and that holds true of Jim./ …

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  • 18 hold true — • hold good • hold true continue, endure, last The demand for air conditioners held good during July but decreased rapidly in August. to continue to be consistently or constantly correct, true, valid or applicable …

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  • 19 Good — Good, a. [Compar. {Better}; superl. {Best}. These words, though used as the comparative and superlative of good, are from a different root.] [AS. G[=o]d, akin to D. goed, OS. g[=o]d, OHG. guot, G. gut, Icel. g[=o][eth]r, Sw. & Dan. god, Goth.… …

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  • 20 Good breeding — Good Good, a. [Compar. {Better}; superl. {Best}. These words, though used as the comparative and superlative of good, are from a different root.] [AS. G[=o]d, akin to D. goed, OS. g[=o]d, OHG. guot, G. gut, Icel. g[=o][eth]r, Sw. & Dan. god, Goth …

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