holding

holdings

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holden

holding

Verb
aim, point, or direct; keep from departing support or hold in a certain manner ;take and maintain control over, often by violent means keep from exhaling or expelling
  • "hold your breath"
  • "This theory still holds"
  • "He's held by a contract' "I'll hold you by your promise"
  • ""Hold the fire extinguisher directly on the flames""
  • "I hold him personally responsible"
  • "hold these truths to be self-evident"
  • "This theory holds for all irrational numbers"
  • "Hold the taxi"
  • "Hold the horse"
  • "She holds her head high"
  • "The dissatisfied students held the President's office for almost a week"
  • "please hold a table at Maxim's"

Synonymer

organize or be responsible for
  • "We are going to hold a course on the Feb 04th-06th"
  • "I cannot hold a race without sponsors"
  • "The school will hold a fundraising campaign with the goal of raising $2000."
  • "give a course"

Synonymer

have or hold in one's hands; also metaphorically
  • "A crazy idea took hold of him"

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contain or hold; have within:
  • "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people"
  • "The flask holds one gallon"
  • "The canteen holds fresh water"

Synonymer

remain in a certain state, position, or condition
  • "The weather held"

Synonymer

assert or affirm
  • "Rousseau's philosophy holds that people are inherently good"
bildligt
remain committed to
  • "I hold to these ideas"

Synonymer

be the support of; also metaphorically:
  • "What's holding that mirror?"
  • "The beam holds up the roof"

Synonymer

bildligt
hold the attention of
  • "She can hold an audience spellbound"
  • "This story held our interest"
  • "The soprano held the audience"
have as a major characteristic
  • "The novel holds many surprises"
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Synonymer

cover as for protection against noise or smell
  • "hold one's nose"
  • "She held her ears when the jackhammer started to operate"
stop dealing with
  • "hold all calls to the President's office while he is in a meeting"

holding

Adjektiv
designed for (usually temporary) retention
  • "a holding pen"
  • "a retaining wall"