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To confine or keep within certain limits or boundaries
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“Credit unions put enough pressure on banks to help hold down fees for everyone.”
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To continue and hold onto, typically a position or job
“Apart from occasional spells of temporary work, William has not been able to hold down a job.”
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To dominate or oppress
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“To inspire awe and hold his people down on the authority gradient, this tyrant claims divine birth and magical gifts like writing a book a day and scoring eighteen holes-in-one in a single game of golf.”
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(of a button on a device or machine) To press down on
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To suppress or hide a secret or piece of information
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To restrain or immobilize (someone) by tying up or holding their arms or legs
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To fix or maintain something, such as prices, at a particular level or value
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To direct, handle, control, or be in charge of
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Forcibly put an end to
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To load or burden with a heavy weight, literally or figuratively
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