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1. holding

noun. ['ˈhoʊldɪŋ'] the act of retaining something.

Synonyms

  • retention
  • keeping
  • withholding
  • storage
  • ownership

Antonyms

  • active trust
  • passive trust
  • mistrust
  • distrust

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Words that Rhyme with Holding

  • unfolding
  • scolding
  • moulding
  • molding
  • golding
  • folding
  • bolding

Example sentences of the word holding


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Take the bird out by reaching inside and holding him down, with his head toward the door.

Quotes containing the word holding


1. Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.
- Josh Billings

2. All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
- Havelock Ellis

3. All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
- Havelock Ellis

2. holding

noun. ['ˈhoʊldɪŋ'] something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone; .

Synonyms

  • lease
  • tangible possession
  • stockholdings
  • intellectual property
  • commonage
  • material possession
  • trust
  • rateables
  • worldly possessions
  • immovable
  • ratables
  • personal property
  • wealth
  • rental
  • letting
  • worldly goods
  • personal estate
  • possession
  • belongings
  • real estate
  • spirituality
  • church property
  • property
  • heirloom
  • salvage
  • things
  • community property
  • stockholding
  • private property
  • landholding
  • trade-in
  • shareholding
  • spiritualty
  • personalty
  • estate
  • hereditament
  • public property
  • worldly belongings
  • realty

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • disallow
  • uncertainty
  • unbelief
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