Definisi 'hold'
English to English
noun
1 the act of grasping
Example:
• he released his clasp on my arm
• he has a strong grip for an old man
• she kept a firm hold on the railing
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2 understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
Example:
• he has a good grasp of accounting practices
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3 power by which something or someone is affected or dominated
Example:
• he has a hold over them
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4 time during which some action is awaited
Example:
• instant replay caused too long a delay
• he ordered a hold in the action
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5 a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
Example:
• his detention was politically motivated
• the prisoner is on hold
• he is in the custody of police
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6 a stronghold
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7 a cell in a jail or prison
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8 the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
Example:
• he grabbed the hammer by the handle
• it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip
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9 the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
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10 The whole interior portion of a vessel below the lower deck, in which the cargo is stowed.
source: webster1913
11 The act of holding, as in or with the hands or arms; the manner of holding, whether firm or loose; seizure; grasp; clasp; gripe; possession; -- often used with the verbs take and lay.
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verb
12 keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g.,
Example:
• keep clean
• hold in place
• She always held herself as a lady
• The students keep me on my toes
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13 have or hold in one's hands or grip
Example:
• Hold this bowl for a moment, please
• A crazy idea took hold of him
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14 organize or be responsible for
Example:
• hold a reception
• have, throw, or make a party
• give a course
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15 have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
Example:
• She has $1,000 in the bank
• He has got two beautiful daughters
• She holds a Master's degree from Harvard
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16 keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view
Example:
• take for granted
• view as important
• hold these truths to be self-evident
• I hold him personally responsible
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17 maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
Example:
• bear a grudge
• entertain interesting notions
• harbor a resentment
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18 to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement
Example:
• This holds the local until the express passengers change trains
• About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade
• The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center
• The terrorists held the journalists for ransom
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19 secure and keep for possible future use or application
Example:
• The landlord retained the security deposit
• I reserve the right to disagree
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20 have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices
Example:
• She bears the title of Duchess
• He held the governorship for almost a decade
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21 be the physical support of; carry the weight of
Example:
• The beam holds up the roof
• He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam
• What's holding that mirror?
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22 contain or hold; have within
Example:
• The jar carries wine
• The canteen holds fresh water
• This can contains water
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23 have room for; hold without crowding
Example:
• This hotel can accommodate 250 guests
• The theater admits 300 people
• The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people
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24 remain in a certain state, position, or condition
Example:
• The weather held
• They held on the road and kept marching
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25 support or hold in a certain manner
Example:
• She holds her head high
• He carried himself upright
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26 be valid, applicable, or true
Example:
• This theory still holds
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27 assert or affirm
Example:
• Rousseau's philosophy holds that people are inherently good
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28 have as a major characteristic
Example:
• The novel holds many surprises
• The book holds in store much valuable advise
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29 be capable of holding or containing
Example:
• This box won't take all the items
• The flask holds one gallon
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30 arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
Example:
• reserve me a seat on a flight
• The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family
• please hold a table at Maxim's
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31 protect against a challenge or attack
Example:
• Hold that position behind the trees!
• Hold the bridge against the enemy's attacks
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32 bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted
Example:
• He's held by a contract
• I'll hold you by your promise
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33 hold the attention of
Example:
• The soprano held the audience
• This story held our interest
• She can hold an audience spellbound
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34 remain committed to
Example:
• I hold to these ideas
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35 resist or confront with resistance
Example:
• The politician defied public opinion
• The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear
• The bridge held
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36 be pertinent or relevant or applicable
Example:
• The same laws apply to you!
• This theory holds for all irrational numbers
• The same rules go for everyone
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37 stop dealing with
Example:
• hold all calls to the President's office while he is in a meeting
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38 lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
Example:
• moderate your alcohol intake
• hold your tongue
• hold your temper
• control your anger
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39 keep from departing
Example:
• Hold the taxi
• Hold the horse
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40 take and maintain control over, often by violent means
Example:
• The dissatisfied students held the President's office for almost a week
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41 cause to stop
Example:
• Halt the engines
• Arrest the progress
• halt the presses
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42 cover as for protection against noise or smell
Example:
• She held her ears when the jackhammer started to operate
• hold one's nose
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43 drink alcohol without showing ill effects
Example:
• He can hold his liquor
• he had drunk more than he could carry
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44 aim, point, or direct
Example:
• Hold the fire extinguisher directly on the flames
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45 declare to be
Example:
• She was declared incompetent
• judge held that the defendant was innocent
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46 be in accord; be in agreement
Example:
• We agreed on the terms of the settlement
• I can't agree with you!
• I hold with those who say life is sacred
• Both philosophers concord on this point
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47 keep from exhaling or expelling
Example:
• hold your breath
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48 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.
source: webster1913
49 In general, to keep one's self in a given position or condition; to remain fixed. Hence:
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
clutch, prehend, seize, grasp, hold on, agreement, keep down, number, delay, detain, hold up, maintainer, sustainer, upholder, maintainable, carry, bear, differ, disagree, dissent, take issue, bearing, carriage, posture, freeze, clasp, let go, let go of, release, relinquish, archaicism, archaism, procure, secure, grasping, prehension, seizing, taking , enclosure, appendage, cell, control, confinement, hold back, consider,
Related Word(s)
held, hold,

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