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Adjective
Robbed
Adjective
Held up
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Weather-bound
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Put off till a later time
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Stopped
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Held in position, especially from below
Adjective
(idiomatic, figuratively) Delayed or made slower
Verb
Past tense for to impede the work or progress of
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“Management would squabble over available finances which would hold up our progress on the project.”
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Past tense for to rob
“He decided to hold up a bank out of desperation.”
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Past tense for to have the ability to endure
“The old castle would hold up well throughout the centuries.”
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Past tense for to 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 postpone or assign to a later time or date
“Just hold up on work until we confirm our strategy moving forward.”
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Past tense for to be able to stand up to scrutiny
“Their views still seem to hold up extremely well.”
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Past tense for to stop, or cause to stop, making progress
“The unfortunate accident would hold up traffic.”
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Past tense for to remain in existence or active
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“The bad weather would hold up for days.”
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Past tense for completely disrupt
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Past tense for to be sensible, coherent, reasonable
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Past tense for to keep afloat or aloft
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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 provide with a sound or secure foundation or basis
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Past tense for to physically raise
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Past tense for give up; let go
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Past tense for to obtain money or favors by intimidation, violence, or the misuse of authority
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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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