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hold
Definition:
The act of grasping or keeping; a grasp or clutch; an embrace; support; a fortified place; that part of a vessel where the cargo is stored.

Synonyms:

noun
artifact
hold.
attribute
hold.
command
authority, charge, command, commission, control, coordination, direction, discipline, domination, government, law, management, mandate, mastery, power, prowess, reign, rule, sovereignty, supremacy, sway, will.
fastener
clamp.
fist
clenched fist.
foothold
toehold, toeholds.
grasp, possession
authority, clasp, clench, clinch, clout, clutch, control, dominance, dominion, grip, influence, occupancy, occupation, ownership, pull, purchase, retention, sway, tenacity, tenure.
grip
handclasp, handgrip, handhold, handshake, handholds, handgrips, crushings, handclasps, handshakes.
handle
haft, helve, hilt, tiller, hafts, hilts, tillers, helves.
hold
adjudge, agree, apply, appreciation, arrest, bear, bind, book, cargo area, cargo deck, cargo hold, carry, check, clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, concord, concur, confine, contain, curb, custody, declare, defend, defy, delay, detention, entertain, give, go for, grasp, grip, guard, halt, handgrip, handle, harbor, harbour, have, have got, hold back, hold in, hold up, keep, keep back, maintain, make, moderate, nurse, obligate, oblige, obtain, postponement, prevail, reserve, restrain, retain, storage area, support, sustain, take hold, throw, time lag, wait.
influence
importance, Monopolies, INS, influences.
possession
possession, proprietary, Proprietaries, possessorship, proprietary rights.
restraint
restraint, self-discipline, self-government, withholdings.
support
flotation, fulcrum, stave, stiffener, stilt, substructure, support, sustentation, Fulcra, Fulcrums, stilts, stiffeners, flotations, substructures.
tenure
incumbency.
vantage
vantage.
verb
believe
accept, affirm, assent, assume, aver, believe, buy, conclude, consider, credit, declare, deem, entertain, esteem, feel, gather, judge, lap up, maintain, okay, presume, profess, reckon, regard, sense, suppose, surmise, take for granted, think, trust, understand, view, give faith, put faith in, swear by, bet bottom dollar, cross one's heart, have hunch, have sneaking suspicion, lay money on, set store by, swear up and down, take as gospel truth, take stock in.
body
hold.
carry
underlie.
cognition
hold.
command
coordinate, direct, dominate, govern, manage, master.
competition
hold.
conduct meeting, function
assemble, call, carry on, celebrate, convene, officiate, preside, run, solemnize.
consumption
carry, hold.
contact
hold, take hold.
contain
accommodate, comprise, contain, enclose, include, receive, stow.
continue, endure
apply, exist, last, operate, persevere, persist, remain, resist, stay, wear, stand up, hold true, be in effect, be in force, be the case, be valid, have bearing, hold good, remain true, stay staunch.
creation
give, have, hold, make, throw.
enclose
cage, confine, corral, cover, encircle, encompass, envelop, fence, impound, imprison, surround, trap.
grip
adhere, clasp, clutch, embrace, grapple, grasp, grip, keep, retain, seize.
have a capacity for
accommodate, comprise, include, seat, be equipped for.
have in one's hands, possession; grasp
adhere, arrest, bind, bottle up, carry, catch, check, cherish, cleave, cling, confine, contain, cork up, cradle, detain, embrace, enclose, enjoy, handle, hang on, have, hug, imprison, keep, keep out, lock up, maintain, nourish, occupy, own, palm, possess, press, restrain, retain, secure, seize, squeeze, stay put, stick, take, trammel, vise, wield, withhold, wring, fondle, freeze to, keep close, not let go, put a lock on.
possess
acquire, claim, have, monopolize, own, possess.
possession
bear, hold.
retain
conserve, hinder, preserve, prevent, reserve.
social
hold.
stative
hold, keep, maintain.
stop
cease, end, freeze, halt, pause, stay, stop, terminate.
support
bear, bolster, brace, buttress, lock, prop, shore up, shoulder, sustain, underpin, uphold.
withdraw
recall, recant, retract, revoke, suppress, withdraw, withhold.
Examples of usage:
  1. " There," says she, " take right hold. – Phemie Frost's Experiences by Ann S. Stephens
  2. There will be no reason then why she should hold me. – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  3. That night, it did get hold of me. – The Secret of the Tower by Hope, Anthony
  4. I could but hold out my hand. – Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood by George MacDonald
  5. He was imprisoned in the hold by the captain's orders. – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting

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