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Remitting

Synonyms:

giving, abating, absolution, absolve, acquittal, authorise, authorize, avoid, bear, behave.
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Correct spelling:
holds

Synonyms:

verb
believes
credits, judges, Deems, accepts, gathers, maintains, understands, affirms, assents, declares, professes, assumes, believes, concludes, gives faith, presumes, puts faith in, supposes, surmises, takes for granted, trusts.
commands
masters, Charges, disciplines, dominates, rules, controls, commands, directs, governs, manages, sways, coordinates, reigns.
contains
receives, accommodates, comprises, contains, encloses, includes, stows.
encloses
confines, Traps, impounds, covers, imprisons, cages, fences, envelops, corrals, encircles, encompasses, surrounds.
grips
clutches, Grasps, Grips, seizes, adheres, embraces, clasps, grapples, keeps, retains.
possesses
Has, acquires, monopolizes, claims, owns, possesses.
retains
conserves, preserves, reserves, hinders, prevents.
stops
stays, stops, ceases, terminates, ends, halts, freezes, pauses.
withdraws
Recalls, withdraws, retracts, revokes, suppresses, recants, withholds.
Examples of usage:
  1. But we must honour him in the position which he holds. – Anglo-Saxon Literature by John Earle
  2. The room holds a number of guests. – The Awakening and Selected Short Stories by Kate Chopin
  3. Mebbe he holds it, mebbe not." – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
  4. She holds my friend's life in her hands- is she worthy of it? – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  5. Ah, Miss Grandon, and he holds out his hand to her, have you given up the pleasure at the park? – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas

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