What is another word for hold on?

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To wait or stay in a specified state or position, especially in readiness or expectation
“I'm getting to that. Just hold on for a few more minutes, OK?”
To remain in existence or active
“This young, immature Church continues to hold on despite the attacks of heathenism.”
To endure in difficult circumstances
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“Don't you know? Things can change, things'll go your way, if you hold on for one more day.”
To grasp or grip firmly
“The men said to hold on tight to the side of the boat, and my mama held on to me even tighter.”
To pause and deliberate
To survive a difficult situation
(of a phone conversation) To stay on the line
To fasten or cause to adhere to something
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Used to request that someone wait for something or someone
Hold on. I'll be with you in a minute.”
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