Found 4 items, similar to held.
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adj : occupied or in the control of; often used in combination;
n 1: the act of grasping; “he released his clasp on my arm”
has a strong grip for an old man”
; “she kept a firm hold
on the railing”
2: understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or
magnitude of something; “he has a good grasp of accounting
3: power by which something or someone is affected or
dominated; “he has a hold over them”
4: time during which some action is awaited; “instant replay
caused too long a delay”
; “he ordered a hold in the
, time lag
5: a state of being confined (usually for a short time); “his
detention was politically motivated”
; “the prisoner is on
; “he is in the custody of police”
6: a stronghold
7: a cell in a jail or prison [syn: keep
8: the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in
order to use or move it; “he grabbed the hammer by the
; “it was an old briefcase but it still had a good
9: the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo [syn: cargo area
, cargo deck
, cargo hold
, storage area
v 1: organize or be responsible for; “hold a reception”
throw, or make a party”
; “give a course”
2: keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., “keep
; “hold in place”
; “She always held herself as a
; “The students keep me on my toes”
3: have or hold in one's hands or grip; “Hold this bowl for a
; “A crazy idea took hold of him”
[syn: take hold
] [ant: let go of
4: to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement;
“This holds the local until the express passengers change
; “About a dozen animals were held inside the
; “The illegal immigrants were held at a
; “The terrorists held the journalists
5: have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices; “She bears
the title of Duchess”
; “He held the governorship for
almost a decade”
6: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense;
“She has $1,000 in the bank”
; “He has got two beautiful
; “She holds a Master's degree from Harvard”
, have got
7: keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view; “take for
; “view as important”
; “hold these truths to be
; “I hold him personally responsible”
, take for
8: contain or hold; have within; “The jar carries wine”
canteen holds fresh water”
; “This can contains water”
9: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or
keep within limits; “moderate your alcohol intake”
; “hold your temper”
; “control your anger”
, hold in
10: remain in a certain state, position, or condition; “The
; “They held on the road and kept marching”
11: maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings); “bear a grudge”
“entertain interesting notions”
; “harbor a resentment”
12: assert or affirm; “Rousseau's philosophy holds that people
are inherently good”
13: remain committed to; “I hold to these ideas”
14: secure and keep for possible future use or application; “The
landlord retained the security deposit”
; “I reserve the
right to disagree”
, keep back
, hold back
15: be the physical support of; carry the weight of; “The beam
holds up the roof”
; “He supported me with one hand while
I balanced on the beam”
; “What's holding that mirror?”
, hold up
16: hold the attention of; “The soprano held the audience”
“This story held our interest”
; “She can hold an audience
17: keep from exhaling or expelling; “hold your breath”
18: support or hold in a certain manner; “She holds her head
; “He carried himself upright”
19: have room for; hold without crowding; “This hotel can
accommodate 250 guests”
; “The theater admits 300 people”
“The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people”
20: be capable of holding or containing; “This box won't take
all the items”
; “The flask holds one gallon”
21: be valid, applicable, or true; “This theory still holds”
22: take and maintain control over, often by violent means; “The
dissatisfied students held the President's office for
almost a week”
23: protect against a challenge or attack; “Hold that position
behind the trees!”
; “Hold the bridge against the enemy's
24: declare to be; “She was declared incompetent”
; “judge held
that the defendant was innocent”
25: have as a major characteristic; “The novel holds many
; “The book holds in store much valuable
26: cause to stop; “Halt the engines”
; “Arrest the progress”
“halt the presses”
27: bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; “He's held by a
; “I'll hold you by your promise”
28: cover as for protection against noise or smell; “She held
her ears when the jackhammer started to operate”
29: drink alcohol without showing ill effects; “He can hold his
; “he had drunk more than he could carry”
30: be pertinent or relevant or applicable; “The same laws apply
; “This theory holds for all irrational numbers”
“The same rules go for everyone”
, go for
31: arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in
advance; “reserve me a seat on a flight”
; “The agent
booked tickets to the show for the whole family”
hold a table at Maxim's”
32: resist or confront with resistance; “The politician defied
; “The new material withstands even the
greatest wear and tear”
; “The bridge held”
, hold up
33: keep from departing; “Hold the taxi”
; “Hold the horse”
34: stop dealing with; “hold all calls to the President's office
while he is in a meeting”
35: aim, point, or direct; “Hold the fire extinguisher directly
on the flames”
36: be in accord; be in agreement; “We agreed on the terms of
; “I can't agree with you!”
; “I hold with
those who say life is sacred”
; “Both philosophers concord
on this point”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Held
; p. pr. & vb. n.
, 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 cattle); of unknown origin. Gf.
1. To cause to remain in a given situation, position, or
relation, within certain limits, or the like; to prevent
from falling or escaping; to sustain; to restrain; to keep
in the grasp; to retain.
The loops held one curtain to another. --Ex. xxxvi.
Thy right hand shall hold me. --Ps. cxxxix.
They all hold swords, being expert in war. --Cant.
In vain he seeks, that having can not hold.
France, thou mayst hold a serpent by the tongue, . .
A fasting tiger safer by the tooth,
Than keep in peace that hand which thou dost hold.
2. To retain in one's keeping; to maintain possession of, or
authority over; not to give up or relinquish; to keep; to
We mean to hold what anciently we claim
Of deity or empire. --Milton.
3. To have; to possess; to be in possession of; to occupy; to
derive title to; as, to hold office.
This noble merchant held a noble house. --Chaucer.
Of him to hold his seigniory for a yearly tribute.
And now the strand, and now the plain, they held.
4. To impose restraint upon; to limit in motion or action; to
bind legally or morally; to confine; to restrain.
We can not hold mortality's strong hand. --Shak.
Death! what do'st? O, hold thy blow. --Grashaw.
He had not sufficient judgment and self-command to
hold his tongue. --Macaulay.
5. To maintain in being or action; to carry on; to prosecute,
as a course of conduct or an argument; to continue; to
Hold not thy peace, and be not still. --Ps. lxxxiii.
Seedtime and harvest, heat and hoary frost,
Shall hold their course. --Milton.
6. To prosecute, have, take, or join in, as something which
is the result of united action; as to, hold a meeting, a
festival, a session, etc.; hence, to direct and bring
about officially; to conduct or preside at; as, the
general held a council of war; a judge holds a court; a
clergyman holds a service.
I would hold more talk with thee. --Shak.
7. To receive and retain; to contain as a vessel; as, this
pail holds milk; hence, to be able to receive and retain;
to have capacity or containing power for.
Broken cisterns that can hold no water. --Jer. ii.
One sees more devils than vast hell can hold.
8. To accept, as an opinion; to be the adherent of, openly or
privately; to persist in, as a purpose; to maintain; to
Stand fast and hold the traditions which ye have
been taught. --2 Thes.
But still he held his purpose to depart. --Dryden.
9. To consider; to regard; to esteem; to account; to think;
I hold him but a fool. --Shak.
I shall never hold that man my friend. --Shak.
The Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his
name in vain. --Ex. xx. 7.
10. To bear, carry, or manage; as he holds himself erect; he
holds his head high.
Let him hold his fingers thus. --Shak.
To hold a wager
, to lay or hazard a wager. --Swift.
To hold forth
(a) v. t.to offer; to exhibit; to propose; to put
forward. “The propositions which books hold forth
and pretend to teach.”
(b) v. i. To talk at length; to harangue.
To held in
, to restrain; to curd.
To hold in hand
, to toy with; to keep in expectation; to
have in one's power. [Obs.]
O, fie! to receive favors, return falsehoods,
And hold a lady in hand. --Beaw. & Fl.
To hold in play
, to keep under control; to dally with.
To hold off
, to keep at a distance.
To hold on
, to hold in being, continuance or position; as,
to hold a rider on.
To hold one's day
, to keep one's appointment. [Obs.]
To hold one's own
. To keep good one's present condition
absolutely or relatively; not to fall off, or to lose
ground; as, a ship holds her own when she does not lose
ground in a race or chase; a man holds his own when he
does not lose strength or weight.
To hold one's peace
, to keep silence.
To hold out
(a) To extend; to offer. “Fortune holds out these to you
(b) To continue to do or to suffer; to endure. “He can
not long hold out these pangs.”
To hold up
(a) To raise; to lift; as, hold up your head.
(b) To support; to sustain. “He holds himself up in
--Sir P. Sidney.
(c) To exhibit; to display; as, he was held up as an
(d) To rein in; to check; to halt; as, hold up your
(e) to rob, usually at gunpoint; -- often with the demand
to “hold up”
(f) To delay.
To hold water
(a) Literally, to retain water without leaking; hence
(Fig.), to be whole, sound, consistent, without gaps
or holes; -- commonly used in a negative sense; as,
his statements will not hold water. [Colloq.]
(b) (Naut.) To hold the oars steady in the water, thus
checking the headway of a boat.
imp. & p. p. of Hold