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Noun
A decision or judgment made, especially by a court or tribunal
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Property held
“His wealth comes from holdings in oil, gas, land and property.”
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A stake or involvement in an undertaking
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The state of being a proprietor
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The territory of a sovereign or government
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An area of land and its buildings, used for growing crops and rearing animals
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The act of retarding or delaying
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Something held, owned exclusively
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Ground owned as property
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(usually "grounds") An area of enclosed land surrounding a large house or other building
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Lack of susceptibility, or of capacity to feel or perceive
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A subsidiary
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(usually in plural form "resources") A stock or supply of assets or funds that can be drawn on
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The state of being engrossed in something
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The act of retaining or something retained
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The act or power of remembering things
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Something which has been acquired through buying or purchasing
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(usually used in plural form "valuables") An item of great value
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The act of something that stops
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The position of being the champion of a major sports competition
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(usually in plural from "effects") Personal belongings
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Money that is gained or acquired
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To hold an opinion
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“Many of us would hold that the future of our business looks bright.”
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(with clause) To believe without reason
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Present participle for to physically grip or grasp something
“Could you please hold my bag for me while I unlock the door?”
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Present participle for to be in possession of
“I currently hold a license that allows me to operate boats.”
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Present participle for to be able to bear or support
“My travel bag is built to hold a significant amount of weight.”
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Present participle for to allow or have room for
“The elevator can only hold a maximum of fifteen people.”
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(of a meeting, function, etc.) Present participle for to conduct or organize
“Let's hold a meeting to discuss this issue.”
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Present participle for to keep going
“A magical ordination of all physical things seemed to bless his choices as his luck continued to hold.”
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Present participle for to keep from exceeding an acceptable degree or level
“We managed to hold our laughter at his antics until after he had left the room.”
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Present participle for to embrace by holding closely
“I cannot wait to hold you in my arms again.”
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Present participle for to keep in one's mind
“I will always hold her close to my heart.”
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Present participle for to keep under custody
“Police are allowed to hold a suspect for up to 24 hours without charge.”
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Present participle for to maintain the focus or attention of others
“You will need to come up with something that will hold the audience's attention for a while.”
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Present participle for to have as one's role or occupation
“Matthew would hold the position of chief executive at the company until his retirement.”
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Present participle for to point or direct (an object)
Hold your camera in the direction of the subject and snap away.”
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Present participle for to be, or to remain, valid or available
“Does this gift voucher still hold, or has it already expired?”
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(of a phone conversation) Present participle for to stay on the line
“Please hold while I transfer you to the appropriate department.”
Adjective
Able or designed to stick to things
Adjective
Maintaining
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Filling a place
Adjective
Holding power temporarily
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