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1. hold

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

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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Rhymes with Hold

  • uncontrolled
  • decontrolled
  • undersold
  • controlled
  • patrolled
  • oversold
  • fourfold
  • foretold
  • extolled
  • consoled
  • untold
  • unsold
  • unfold
  • twofold
  • strolled
  • resold
  • remold
  • outsold
  • enrolled
  • enfold
  • cajoled
  • scold
  • paroled
  • wold
  • vold
  • tolled
  • told
  • sold
  • rolled
  • roald

How do you pronounce hold?

Pronounce hold as hoʊld.

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2. hold

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

Synonyms

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.

Antonyms

Etymology

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

4. hold

verb. ['ˈhoʊld'] keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view.

Etymology

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

5. hold

verb. ['ˈhoʊld'] have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense.

Etymology

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

6. hold

verb. ['ˈhoʊld'] secure and keep for possible future use or application.

Etymology

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

7. hold

verb. ['ˈhoʊld'] to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement.

Etymology

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

8. hold

verb. ['ˈhoʊld'] maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings).

Etymology

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

9. hold

verb. ['ˈhoʊld'] have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices.

Synonyms

Etymology

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

10. hold

verb. ['ˈhoʊld'] contain or hold; have within.

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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