Definisi 'hold up'
English to English
verb
1 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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2 hold up something as an example; hold up one's achievements for admiration
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3 cause to be slowed down or delayed
Example:
• Traffic was delayed by the bad weather
• she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform
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4 rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat
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5 continue to live through hardship or adversity
Example:
• We went without water and food for 3 days
• These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America
• The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents
• how long can a person last without food and water?
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6 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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7 resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.
Example:
• Her shoes won't hold up
• This theory won't hold water
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More Word(s)
hurry, rush, delay, holdup, support, supporting, garter, crime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offence, assail, assault, attack, set on, be, decelerate, retard, slow, slow down, slow up, display, endure, stonewall, catch, stall, buy time, scaffold, mug, hold water, brave,

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