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EN[həʊld] [hɔʊld] [hoʊld] [-əʊld]
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    Definition of hold in English Dictionary

  • NomPLholdsPREhol-SUF-old
    1. A grasp or grip.
      1. Old Applegate, in the stern, just set and looked at me, and Lord James, amidship, waved both arms and kept hollering for help. I took a couple of everlasting big strokes and managed to grab hold of the skiff's rail, close to the stern.
    2. Something reserved or kept.
      1. We have a hold here for you.
    3. Power over someone or something.
      1. The Judge accepts the payment, the law no longer has a hold on you, and therefore you are free to walk out of the court a free man or woman.
    4. The ability to persist.
      1. Despite their seemingly strong hold on life, as indicated by the persistence of movement in decapitation tests, rattlers are relatively frail creatures and are easily killed.
    5. The property of maintaining the shape of styled hair.
      1. (wrestling) A position or grip used to control the opponent.
        1. He got him in a tight hold and pinned him to the mat.
      2. (gambling) The percentage the house wins on a gamble, the house or bookmaker's hold.
        1. The House Hold on the game is 10,000, this is the amount of decision or risk the house wishes to assume.
      3. (gambling) The wager amount, the total hold.
        1. As of Monday night the total Melbourne Cup hold was $848,015
      4. (tennis) An instance of holding one's service game, as opposed to being broken.
        1. The part of an object one is intended to grasp, or anything one can use for grasping with hands or feet.
          1. A fruit machine feature allowing one or more of the reels to remain fixed while the others spin.
            1. (video games, dated) A pause facility.
              1. The queueing system on telephones and similar communication systems which maintains a connection when all lines are busy.
                1. (nautical, aviation) The cargo area of a ship or aircraft, (often cargo hold).
                  1. Put that in the hold.
              2. VerbeSGholdsPRholdingPTheldPPheldPPholden
                1. VT To grasp or grip.
                  1. Hold the pencil like this. ‎
                2. VT To contain or store.
                  1. This package holds six bottles. ‎
                3. (heading) To maintain or keep to a position or state.
                  1. Hold my coat for me.  The general ordered the colonel to hold his position at all costs. ‎
                  2. Hold a table for us at 7:00. ‎
                  3. Hold the elevator. ‎
                  4. Hold the suspect in this cell. ‎
                  5. to hold true;  The proposition holds. ‎
                  6. to hold firm;  to hold opinions
                  7. We cannot hold mortality's strong hand.
                  8. He holds himself proudly erect.  Hold your head high. ‎
                  9. And damned be him that first cries, "Hold, enough!"
                  10. Our force by land hath nobly held.
                  11. to hold one's bladder;  to hold one's breath
                4. (heading) To maintain or keep to particular opinions, promises, actions.
                  1. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
                  2. He was held responsible for the actions of those under his command.  I'll hold him to that promise. ‎
                  3. Hold not thy peace, and be not still.
                  4. Stand fast and hold the traditions which ye have been taught.
                  5. His dauntless heart would fain have held / From weeping, but his eyes rebelled.
                5. (tennis, transitive) VI To win one's own service game.
                  1. To organise an event or meeting (usually in passive voice).
                    1. Elections will be held on the first Sunday of next month. ‎
                  2. (archaic) To derive right or title.
                  3. AdjectifCOMmore holdSUPmost hold
                    1. OBS Gracious; friendly; faithful; true.
                    2. Plus d'exemples
                      1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
                        • Our experiments re-confirmed that mosses and lichens functioned better than PCs by decreasing soil buck density, increasing water holding capacity and infiltrability.
                        • ".... and then ...." / "John, hold that thought. I need to take this call."
                        • The result is also shown to hold in combination with the additional constraint of preserving the enclosed volume, or isochoricity.
                      2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
                        • Holding hands and forming a human daisy chain of peace, love and understanding is about as high on the list of priorities of today's fest-goer as remembering to pack a cummerbund.
                        • Hold off the decision one more day so I can answer your question.
                        • Hold on, I need to steal a phone from the office. I'll be back real quick. ‎
                      3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
                        • Frozen at the age he was when vampiredom was thrust upon him (in the great influenza epidemic of 1918), Edward is now eternally a younger man, while Jake’s 16 and holding.
                        • The child's constant wrigglings made her difficult to hold.
                        • The protesters kept vigil outside the conference centre in which the party congress was being held.
                    • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
                      1. Adjectifs
                        • Noms
                          • Noms Dénombrable
                          • Verbes
                            • Verbes intransitifs
                              • Verbes transitifs
                                • Verbes par type d'inflexion
                                  • Verbes irréguliers
                              Liens Connexes:
                              1. en holding
                              2. fr holding
                              3. en holder
                              4. en holds
                              5. en holde
                              Source: Wiktionnaire

                              Meaning of hold for the defined word.

                              Grammaticalement, ce mot "hold" est un adjectif. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes intransitif, un verbes transitif et un verbes par type d'inflexion.
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