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Adjective
Robbed
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Running behind schedule
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Put off till a later time
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Held in position, especially from below
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(idiomatic, figuratively) Delayed or made slower
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Past tense for to brace or provide support to
“We would build an additional pillar to hold up the old roof of the house.”
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Past tense for to impede the work or progress of
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“The constant indecision and squabbling by management would hold up our progress on the project.”
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Past tense for to stop, or cause to stop, movement or progress
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“It was necessary to hold up traffic to allow pedestrians to walk across the street.”
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Past tense for to postpone or assign to a later time or date
“All that the House of Lords can do now is hold up the passing of laws for a short time.”
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Past tense for to persist or remain active, especially in the face of adversity
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“Finnish technology industry companies have managed to hold up despite continued global economic uncertainty.”
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Past tense for to be able to stand up to scrutiny
“Denying the existence of bad facts leads to false themes that do not hold up under scrutiny.”
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Past tense for to rob, especially with a weapon or firearm
“He was arrested while trying to hold up a liquor store.”
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Past tense for steal
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Past tense for to be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
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Past tense for endure
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Past tense for to cause to come to an end
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Past tense for to make strong and secure
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Past tense for to extort something, especially money, from someone by putting them under strong pressure
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Past tense for to prohibit or interdict the use, participation or inclusion of
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Past tense for to extend or make longer
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Past tense for to come in or join in without being invited
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Past tense for to maintain, prolong, or keep something going
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Past tense for to lift, raise, or set in an upright position
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Past tense for to advise as the best course or choice
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(of an action or remark) Past tense for to be accepted without scrutiny
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Past tense for to substantiate or prove the truth of something
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Past tense for to ambush
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