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hold over

synonym (synonym of hold over)

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

  • continue a term of office past the normal period of time (verb.stative)
    continue in a place, position, or situation (verb.stative)
  • hold back to a later time (verb.stative)
    act later than planned, scheduled, or required (verb.stative)
  • hold over goods to be sold for the next season (verb.possession)
    retain possession of (verb.possession)
  • intimidate somebody (with a threat) (verb.emotion)
    make timid or fearful (verb.emotion)
  • keep in a position or state from an earlier period of time (verb.stative)
    keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., (verb.stative)

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

  • hold back to a later time (verb.stative)
    stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather (verb.stative)
  • (verb.stative)
    stop dealing with (verb.stative)
  • (verb.stative)
    render temporarily ineffective (verb.stative)
  • (verb.stative)
    put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence (verb.stative)
  • (verb.stative)
    postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution (verb.stative)

entail (entailment relations of hold over)

  • (verb.communication)
    assign a new time and place for an event (verb.communication)
  • (
    postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled (

derivation (.... is derived from hold over)

  • continue a term of office past the normal period of time (verb.stative)
    an official who remains in office after his term (noun.person)
  • hold back to a later time (verb.stative)
    act of putting off to a future time (noun.act)
  • (noun.act)
    discontinuation of the meeting (of a legislative body) without dissolving it (noun.act)
  • (noun.communication)
    a pretext for delay or inaction (noun.communication)
  • (noun.person)
    someone who postpones work (especially out of laziness or habitual carelessness) (noun.person)
  • (noun.person)
    a worker who puts things (as books) on shelves (noun.person)
synonym hypernym hyponym entail derivation carry over defer postpone prorogue intimidate hold on delay continue hold keep call hold suspend probate reprieve respite reschedule call off cancel scratch deferment deferral prorogation putoff cunctator postponer

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