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1. holdup

noun. ['ˈhoʊlˌdəp'] robbery at gunpoint.

Synonyms

  • armed robbery
  • robbery
  • stickup

Antonyms

  • order
  • free
  • precede
  • uncover

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Rhymes with Holdup

  • buildup
  • crudup
  • roundup
  • speedup
  • standup
  • windup

Sentences with holdup


1. Noun, singular or mass
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2. holdup

noun. ['ˈhoʊlˌdəp'] the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time.

Synonyms

  • filibuster
  • gap
  • disruption
  • lag
  • deferral
  • cunctation
  • dalliance
  • trifling
  • retardation
  • dawdling
  • demurrage
  • deferment
  • interruption
  • procrastination
  • shillyshally
  • postponement
  • tarriance
  • inactivity
  • forbearance
  • delay
  • slowdown
  • break

Antonyms

  • valuable
  • intelligence
  • acceleration
  • action
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