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hold

synonym (synonym of hold)

  • (noun.act)
    the act of grasping (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.time)
    time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a state of being confined (usually for a short time) (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a cell in a jail or prison (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo (noun.artifact)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    have or hold in one's hands or grip (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.creation)
    organize or be responsible for (verb.creation)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view (verb.cognition)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings) (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    secure and keep for possible future use or application (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    be the physical support of; carry the weight of (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    contain or hold; have within (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    have room for; hold without crowding (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    support or hold in a certain manner (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    be valid, applicable, or true (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    be capable of holding or containing (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.social)
    arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    protect against a challenge or attack (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    resist or confront with resistance (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    be pertinent or relevant or applicable (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.social)
    lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    cause to stop (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    drink alcohol without showing ill effects (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    declare to be (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    be in accord; be in agreement (verb.communication)
     

antonym (antonym of hold)

also (also)

hypernym (hold IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a cell in a jail or prison (noun.artifact)
    a room where a prisoner is kept (noun.artifact)
     
  • a state of being confined (usually for a short time) (noun.state)
    the state of being confined (noun.state)
     
  • a stronghold (noun.artifact)
    a strongly fortified defensive structure (noun.artifact)
     
  • aim, point, or direct (verb.competition)
    point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards (verb.competition)
     
  • arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance (verb.social)
    express the need or desire for; ask for (verb.communication)
     
  • assert or affirm (verb.cognition)
    to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true (verb.communication)
     
  • be capable of holding or containing (verb.stative)
    have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) (verb.stative)
     
  • be pertinent or relevant or applicable (verb.stative)
    be relevant to (verb.stative)
     
  • be valid, applicable, or true (verb.stative)
    have an existence, be extant (verb.stative)
     
  • bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted (verb.communication)
    have or establish a relationship to (verb.social)
     
  • cause to stop (verb.motion)
    cause to stop (verb.motion)
     
  • contain or hold; have within (verb.stative)
    have as a part, be made up out of (verb.stative)
     
  • cover as for protection against noise or smell (verb.contact)
    provide with a covering or cause to be covered (verb.contact)
     
  • declare to be (verb.communication)
    form a critical opinion of (verb.cognition)
     
  • drink alcohol without showing ill effects (verb.consumption)
    consume alcohol (verb.consumption)
     
  • have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices (verb.possession)
    have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense (verb.possession)
     
  • hold the attention of (verb.cognition)
    attract; cause to be enamored (verb.emotion)
     
  • keep from departing (verb.social)
    stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state (verb.social)
     
  • keep from exhaling or expelling (verb.body)
    keep under control; keep in check (verb.social)
     
  • keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view (verb.cognition)
    deem to be (verb.cognition)
     
  • maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings) (verb.emotion)
    undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind (verb.emotion)
     
  • organize or be responsible for (verb.creation)
    be in charge of (verb.social)
     
  • power by which something or someone is affected or dominated (noun.attribute)
    power to direct or determine (noun.attribute)
     
  • protect against a challenge or attack (verb.competition)
    shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage (verb.competition)
     
  • remain committed to (verb.cognition)
    judge or regard; look upon; judge (verb.cognition)
     
  • remain in a certain state, position, or condition (verb.stative)
    continue a certain state, condition, or activity (verb.stative)
     
  • resist or confront with resistance (verb.stative)
    stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something (verb.competition)
     
  • secure and keep for possible future use or application (verb.possession)
    retain possession of (verb.possession)
     
  • stop dealing with (verb.stative)
    hold back to a later time (verb.stative)
     
  • take and maintain control over, often by violent means (verb.social)
    exercise authoritative control or power over (verb.social)
     
  • the act of grasping (noun.act)
    the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles) (noun.act)
     
  • the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it (noun.artifact)
    a part that is joined to something larger (noun.artifact)
     
  • the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo (noun.artifact)
    a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose (noun.artifact)
     
  • time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)
    a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something (noun.time)
     
  • to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement (verb.contact)
    make unable to perform a certain action (verb.change)
     
  • understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something (noun.cognition)
    the cognitive condition of someone who understands (noun.cognition)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF hold relation)

  • arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance (verb.social)
    retain rights to (verb.possession)
     
  • be in accord; be in agreement (verb.communication)
    end a legal dispute by arriving at a settlement (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    come to terms (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    be in agreement (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    be willing to concede (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    adopt as a belief (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    reach a conclusion after a discussion or deliberation (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    make arrangements for (verb.communication)
     
  • be the physical support of; carry the weight of (verb.contact)
    provide with a scaffold for support (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    support, secure, or raise with a block (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    bear or be able to bear the weight, pressure,or responsibility of (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    support on chocks (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    keep afloat (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    support on poles (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    support with brackets (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    support from beneath (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    support by placing against something solid or rigid (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    support structurally (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    support by bracing (verb.contact)
     
  • bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted (verb.communication)
    bind or secure by a pledge (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    bind by a contract; especially for a training period (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    bind by or as if by indentures, as of an apprentice or servant (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    restrain from independence by an obligation (verb.communication)
     
  • contain or hold; have within (verb.stative)
    hold back within (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    close in (verb.stative)
     
  • declare to be (verb.communication)
    declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    declare to be obsolete (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    declare a child to be illegitimate (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    declare legally insane (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    declare (a dead person) to be blessed; the first step of achieving sainthood (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    declare (a dead person) to be a saint (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    pronounce judgment on (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    declare null and void; make ineffective (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    make formal or official (verb.social)
     
  • have or hold in one's hands or grip (verb.contact)
    hold firmly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hold firmly, usually with one's hands (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hold gently and carefully (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hold a boxing opponent with one or both arms so as to prevent punches (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hold in a locking position (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hold or catch as if in a trap (verb.contact)
     
  • have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense (verb.possession)
    supply with necessities and support (verb.consumption)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    retain possession of (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    look after; be the keeper of; have charge of (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    maintain for use and service (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    have or exploit a monopoly of (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    have and exercise (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    have on hand (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices (verb.possession)
     
  • have room for; hold without crowding (verb.stative)
    be able to accommodate for sleeping (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    contain or cover (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    be able to seat (verb.stative)
     
  • keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., (verb.stative)
    maintain a certain pressure (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    keep in a position or state from an earlier period of time (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    keep constant through physical or chemical reactions or evolutionary change (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    keep undisturbed for personal or private use for hunting, shooting, or fishing (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    keep at a distance (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    maintain a household; take care of all business related to a household (verb.stative)
     
  • lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits (verb.social)
    place limits on (extent or access) (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    to put down by force or authority (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    restrain or discourage (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    hold within limits and control (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    deny oneself (something); restrain, especially from indulging in some pleasure (verb.possession)
     
  • (verb.social)
    place under restrictions; limit access to (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    cause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    check oneself during an action (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    moderate or restrain; lessen the force of (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    control the temperature with a thermostat (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    oppose or check by a counteraction (verb.social)
     
  • resist or confront with resistance (verb.stative)
    face and withstand with courage (verb.stative)
     
  • secure and keep for possible future use or application (verb.possession)
    keep (verb.possession)
     
  • support or hold in a certain manner (verb.contact)
    hold or carry in a sling (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    carry oneself, often habitually, with head, shoulders, and upper back bent forward (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    support on the back and shoulders (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hold or carry in equilibrium (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.social)
    behave in a certain manner (verb.social)
     
  • the act of grasping (noun.act)
    a restraining hold; someone loops the arm around the neck of another person in a tight grip, usually from behind (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a hold used in the sport of wrestling (noun.act)
     
  • the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it (noun.artifact)
    the handle of an ax (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the handle of a broom (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the stock or handle of a whip (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the handle of a weapon or tool (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the handle of a sword or dagger (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the handle of a hoe (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a round handle (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the handle of a mop (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the handle of a pan (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    handgrip formed by the raised front part of a saddle (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a handgrip that a gymnast uses when performing exercises on a pommel horse (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the handle of a rake (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the handle end of some implements or tools (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun (noun.artifact)
     
  • time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)
    a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    a legally authorized postponement before some obligation must be discharged (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    the extent to which something is delayed or held back (noun.time)
     
  • to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement (verb.contact)
    secure with or as if with ropes (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    restrain with fetters (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    restrain or bind with chains (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    bind the arms of (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    place or shut up in a pound (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    confine in a fold, like sheep (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    confine or restrict to the ground (verb.contact)
     
  • understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something (noun.cognition)
    a natural appreciation or ability (noun.cognition)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it (noun.artifact)
    cylinder forming a long narrow part of something (noun.artifact)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • (noun.artifact)
    a short-handled device with a globe containing a sponge; used for sprinkling holy water (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    cases used to carry belongings when traveling (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    an implement used in baseball by the batter (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a case with a handle; for carrying papers or files or books (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    implement for beating dust out of carpets (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    box-shaped baby bed with handles (for a baby to sleep in while being carried) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a kitchen utensil (board or handle) with a wire for cutting cheese (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a cup from which coffee is drunk (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    tall pot in which coffee is brewed (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the club used in playing cricket (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    tableware implements for cutting and eating food (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a regulator for controlling the flow of a liquid from a reservoir (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a pan used for frying foods (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a rectangular frame with handles at both ends; carried by two people (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    wheeled vehicle that can be pushed by a person; may have one or two or four wheels (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the shaped bar used to steer a bicycle (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    telephone set with the mouthpiece and earpiece mounted on a single handle (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a tool used with workers' hands (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    with handle and usually cylindrical (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttleco more.. (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a deep pan with a handle; used for stewing or boiling (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a turner with a narrow flexible blade (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a cup from which tea is drunk (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a lightweight handheld collapsible canopy (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a container with a handle and a spout with a perforated nozzle; used to sprinkle water over plants (noun.artifact)
     
  • the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo (noun.artifact)
    a vessel that carries passengers or freight (noun.artifact)
     

entail (entailment relations of hold)

  • arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance (verb.social)
    get by special effort (verb.possession)
     

verb group (hold is verb group of ....)

  • (verb.communication)
    obtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance (verb.communication)
     
  • assert or affirm (verb.cognition)
    keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view (verb.cognition)
     
  • be capable of holding or containing (verb.stative)
    contain or hold; have within (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    have room for; hold without crowding (verb.stative)
     
  • be in accord; be in agreement (verb.communication)
    achieve harmony of opinion, feeling, or purpose (verb.communication)
     
  • be pertinent or relevant or applicable (verb.stative)
    be applicable to; as to an analysis (verb.stative)
     
  • contain or hold; have within (verb.stative)
    be capable of holding or containing (verb.stative)
     
  • have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense (verb.possession)
    have as a feature (verb.stative)
     
  • keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view (verb.cognition)
    assert or affirm (verb.cognition)
     
  • support or hold in a certain manner (verb.contact)
    move while holding up or supporting (verb.contact)
     
  • take and maintain control over, often by violent means (verb.social)
    protect against a challenge or attack (verb.competition)
     

derivation (.... is derived from hold)

  • a cell in a jail or prison (noun.artifact)
    to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hold and prevent from leaving (verb.contact)
     
  • a state of being confined (usually for a short time) (noun.state)
    deprive of freedom; take into confinement (verb.social)
     
  • arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance (verb.social)
    the act of reserving (a place or passage) or engaging the services of (a person or group) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    something reserved in advance (as a hotel accommodation or a seat on a plane etc.) (noun.cognition)
     
  • (adj.all)
    subject to being reserved or booked (adj.all)
     
  • be in accord; be in agreement (verb.communication)
    the verbal act of agreeing (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    agreement of results or opinions (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    agreement of opinions (noun.communication)
     
  • (adj.all)
    prepared to agree or consent (adj.all)
     
  • be pertinent or relevant or applicable (verb.stative)
    readily applicable or practical (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being applied; having relevance (adj.all)
     
  • be the physical support of; carry the weight of (verb.contact)
    the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a band (usually elastic) worn around the leg to hold up a stocking (or around the arm to hold up a sleeve) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a holding device (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    any device that bears the weight of another thing (noun.artifact)
     
  • bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted (verb.communication)
    something that hinders as if with bonds (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a legal agreement specifying a payment or action and the penalty for failure to comply (noun.communication)
     
  • cause to stop (verb.motion)
    an interruption or temporary suspension of progress or movement (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a restraint that slows airplanes as they land on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.event)
    the event of something ending (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state of inactivity following an interruption (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.time)
    time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)
     
  • contain or hold; have within (verb.stative)
    the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of tra more.. (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.quantity)
    the amount that can be contained (noun.quantity)
     
  • (adj.all)
    having control over urination and defecation (adj.all)
     
  • declare to be (verb.communication)
    relating to the use of or having the nature of a declaration (adj.all)
     
  • have or hold in one's hands or grip (verb.contact)
    the act of grasping (noun.act)
     
  • have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense (verb.possession)
    a person who possesses great material wealth (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.possession)
    something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone (noun.possession)
     
  • have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices (verb.possession)
    the person who is in possession of a check or note or bond or document of title that is endorsed to him or to whoever holds it (noun.person)
     
  • have room for; hold without crowding (verb.stative)
    deserving to be allowed to enter (adj.all)
     
  • keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., (verb.stative)
    someone who upholds or maintains (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being maintained (adj.all)
     
  • lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits (verb.social)
    the act of restraining power or action or limiting excess (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    quality of being moderate and avoiding extremes (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    great skillfulness and knowledge of some subject or activity (noun.cognition)
     
  • power by which something or someone is affected or dominated (noun.attribute)
    hold the attention of (verb.cognition)
     
  • protect against a challenge or attack (verb.competition)
    an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who cares for persons or property (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    intended or appropriate for defending against or deterring aggression or attack (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    capable of being defended (adj.all)
     
  • resist or confront with resistance (verb.stative)
    an opponent who resists with force or resolution (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    boldly resisting authority or an opposing force (adj.all)
     
  • secure and keep for possible future use or application (verb.possession)
    the act of retaining something (noun.act)
     
  • support or hold in a certain manner (verb.contact)
    the act of carrying something (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    characteristic way of bearing one's body (noun.attribute)
     
  • the act of grasping (noun.act)
    take hold of; grab (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hold firmly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hold firmly and tightly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    have or hold in one's hands or grip (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hold firmly, usually with one's hands (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hold fast or firmly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hold in a tight grasp (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match (verb.contact)
     
  • the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it (noun.artifact)
    touch, lift, or hold with the hands (verb.contact)
     
  • the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo (noun.artifact)
    contain or hold; have within (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    be capable of holding or containing (verb.stative)
     
  • time during which some action is awaited (noun.time)
    slow the growth or development of (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    cause to stop (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    wait before acting (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    act later than planned, scheduled, or required (verb.stative)
     
  • to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement (verb.contact)
    a cell in a jail or prison (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who directs and restrains (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state of being physically constrained (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a state of being confined (usually for a short time) (noun.state)
     
  • understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something (noun.cognition)
    get the meaning of something (verb.cognition)
     

domain usage (hold is used in .... domain)

  • a stronghold (noun.artifact)
    the use of an archaic expression (noun.communication)
     
synonym antonym also hypernym hyponym part holonym part meronym clasp clench appreciation grasp delay postponement differ disagree dissent take issue let go let go of keep down number delay detain isolate keep apart grasping prehension enclosure appendage cell jail cell choke hold chokehold embrace embracement wrestling hold ax handle shank stem ship aspergill baggage luggage baseball bat lumber

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