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1. hold

verb. ['ˈhoʊld'] keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean".

Synonyms

  • hold over
  • maintain
  • bear on
  • uphold
  • continue
  • carry on
  • pressurise
  • housekeep
  • keep
  • conserve
  • preserve
  • distance

Antonyms

  • survive
  • outgo
  • stand
  • shrink

Etymology

  • hold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • holden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • healdan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. hold

verb. ['ˈhoʊld'] organize or be responsible for.

Synonyms

  • have
  • make
  • give
  • direct

Antonyms

  • open
  • disintegrate
  • give
  • disconnect

Etymology

  • hold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • holden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • healdan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. hold

verb. ['ˈhoʊld'] have or hold in one's hands or grip.

Synonyms

  • interlace
  • clutch
  • clinch
  • hold tight
  • interlock
  • cradle
  • lock
  • hold on
  • hold close
  • take hold
  • grasp
  • trap

Antonyms

  • acquit
  • qualify
  • fail
  • pass

Etymology

  • hold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hold (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • holden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • healdan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] come into the possession of something concrete or abstract.

Synonyms

  • lease
  • purchase
  • hire
  • come into
  • charter
  • clear
  • glom
  • express
  • bring in
  • rent
  • isolate
  • come up
  • profit
  • win back
  • enter upon
  • retrieve
  • get back
  • pick up
  • regain
  • press out
  • poll
  • recoup
  • have
  • find
  • pull in
  • inherit
  • luck into
  • share
  • win
  • take in
  • partake in
  • benefit
  • incur
  • earn
  • preempt
  • get hold
  • buy
  • repossess
  • extract
  • gather up
  • engage
  • recuperate
  • reclaim
  • capture
  • borrow
  • acquire
  • garner
  • obtain
  • receive
  • recover
  • realise
  • make
  • partake
  • accept
  • gain
  • collect
  • line up
  • come upon
  • catch
  • come by
  • turn
  • realize
  • take

Antonyms

  • lend
  • refuse
  • sell
  • falsify

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

5. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] enter or assume a certain state or condition.

Synonyms

  • become
  • run
  • change state
  • sober
  • work
  • turn
  • go
  • settle
  • take effect
  • break
  • take

Antonyms

  • encumbered
  • undiscerning
  • gross
  • qualified

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

6. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] cause to move; cause to be in a certain position or condition.

Synonyms

  • let
  • make

Antonyms

  • overcast
  • illegible
  • confused

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

7. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] receive a specified treatment (abstract).

Synonyms

  • find
  • acquire
  • change
  • incur
  • take
  • obtain

Antonyms

  • guilt
  • fill
  • buy
  • implicit

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

8. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] go or come after and bring or take back.

Synonyms

  • transport
  • channelise
  • take
  • come
  • bring
  • transfer
  • channelize
  • come up
  • convey
  • deliver
  • transmit
  • retrieve
  • fetch

Antonyms

  • take away
  • unlock
  • say farewell
  • reject

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

9. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress.

Synonyms

  • arrive
  • set down
  • pull in
  • shore
  • put down
  • flood in
  • come
  • get in
  • draw in
  • land
  • move in
  • hit
  • drive in
  • roll up
  • reach
  • attain
  • plump in
  • come in
  • set ashore

Antonyms

  • leave
  • unhitch
  • juvenile
  • rush

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)

10. get

verb. ['ˈgɛt, ˈgɪt'] go through (mental or physical states or experiences).

Synonyms

  • receive
  • perceive
  • suffer
  • have
  • experience
  • comprehend
  • sustain
  • undergo
  • take

Antonyms

  • demulsify
  • cool
  • curdle
  • get well

Etymology

  • geten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • geta (Old Norse)
  • גט (Hebrew)
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