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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To keep in one's possession. To have something in your hand, hands, or arms. Also: The interior of a ship below deck.

Usage examples (50)
  • The trick is to hold opinions without letting opinions hold you.
  • hold a reception
  • hold that position behind the trees!
  • He has a hold over them for more
Tutoring comment
  • When I asked him to "hold" (keep something firmly in your grasp) the box, he ""holed" (put holes in an object) it.
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