Hold Synonyms and Antonyms

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Term Definition

clutch, clutches, grip, clasp, clench, grasp (noun)

the act of grasping.

keep, maintain (verb)

keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g.,.

appreciation, grasp (noun)

understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something.

take hold (verb)

have or hold in one's hands or grip.

Antonyms: let go, let go of, release, relinquish (verb)

release, as from one's grip.

give, have, throw, make (verb)

organize or be responsible for.

have, have got (verb)

have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense.

delay, postponement, time lag, wait (noun)

time during which some action is awaited.

custody, detainment, detention (noun)

a state of being confined (usually for a short time).

deem, take for, view as (verb)

keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view.

harbor, nurse, entertain, harbour (verb)

maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings).

restrain, confine (verb)

to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement.

keep (noun)

a cell in a jail or prison.

keep back, retain, hold back (verb)

secure and keep for possible future use or application.

handgrip, handle, grip (noun)

the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it.

cargo area, cargo deck, cargo hold, storage area (noun)

the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo.

bear (verb)

have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices.

hold up, support, sustain (verb)

be the physical support of; carry the weight of.

contain, bear, carry (verb)

contain or hold; have within.

accommodate, admit (verb)

have room for; hold without crowding.

carry, bear (verb)

support or hold in a certain manner.

prevail, obtain (verb)

be valid, applicable, or true.

contain, take (verb)

be capable of holding or containing.

Book, reserve (verb)

arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance.

defend, guard (verb)

protect against a challenge or attack.

oblige, obligate, bind (verb)

bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted.

defy, withstand, hold up (verb)

resist or confront with resistance.

go for, apply (verb)

be pertinent or relevant or applicable.

Curb, control, hold in, contain, moderate, check (verb)

lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits.

halt, arrest (verb)

cause to stop.

carry (verb)

drink alcohol without showing ill effects.

adjudge, declare (verb)

declare to be.

agree, concur, Concord (verb)

be in accord; be in agreement.

Antonyms: disagree, take issue, differ, dissent (verb)

be of different opinions.

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