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1. toehold

noun. ['ˈtoʊˌhoʊld'] a small foothold used in climbing.

Synonyms

  • foothold

Antonyms

  • unsoundness
  • guilt

Etymology

  • hold (English)
  • hold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • toe (English)
  • to (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Toehold

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  • bergthold
  • berthold
  • billfold
  • blindfold
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  • centerfold
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  • eightfold

Example sentences of the word toehold


1. Noun, singular or mass
Most retaining walls start several inches under ground to give them a toehold in the earth.

2. toehold

noun. ['ˈtoʊˌhoʊld'] a relatively insignificant position from which future progress might be made.

Synonyms

  • position

Antonyms

  • safety
  • improvement

Etymology

  • hold (English)
  • hold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • toe (English)
  • to (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. toehold

noun. ['ˈtoʊˌhoʊld'] a wrestling hold in which the toe is held and the leg is twisted against the joints.

Antonyms

  • fullness

Etymology

  • hold (English)
  • hold (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • toe (English)
  • to (Middle English (1100-1500))
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