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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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To rob
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“He decided to hold up a bank out of desperation.”
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To have the ability to endure
“The old castle would hold up well throughout the centuries.”
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To provide support to
“We would build an additional pillar to hold up the old roof of the house.”
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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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To be able to stand up to scrutiny
“Their views still seem to hold up extremely well.”
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To stop, or cause to stop, making progress
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“The unfortunate accident would hold up traffic.”
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To remain in existence or active
“The bad weather would hold up for days.”
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Completely disrupt
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To be sensible, coherent, reasonable
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Support or strengthen
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To steal
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To seem true, convincing or genuine
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Endure
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To physically raise
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Extend, draw out
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Give up; let go
axeUK
axUS
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To obtain money or favours by intimidation, violence, or the misuse of authority
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To advise as the best course or choice
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To substantiate or prove the truth of something
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To ambush
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A temporary difficulty or problem
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In traffic, any narrowing of the road, especially resulting in a delay
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The action of taking property unlawfully from a person or place by force or threat of force
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A temporary stop in action or speech
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An action such as prolonged speaking which obstructs progress in a legislative assembly in a way that does not technically contravene the required procedures
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Retardation
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