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Definizione monolingua e traduzione hold



Inglese grammatica

hold


Verb

hold (third-person singular simple present holds, present participle holding, simple past held, past participle held or (archaic) holden)


  1. (transitive) To grasp or grip.
    Hold the pencil like this.
  2. (transitive) To contain or store.
    This package holds six bottles.
  3. (transitive) To have and keep possession of something.
    Hold my coat for me.
    The general ordered the colonel to hold his position at all costs.
    • 2011 December 14, Angelique Chrisafis, “Rachida Dati accuses French PM of sexism and elitism”, Guardian:
      She was Nicolas Sarkozys pin-up for diversity, the first Muslim woman with north African parents to hold a major French government post. But Rachida Dati has now turned on her own party elite with such ferocity that some have suggested she should be expelled from the presidents ruling party.
  4. (transitive) To reserve.
    Hold a table for us at 7:00.
  5. (transitive) To cause to wait or delay.
    Hold the elevator.
  6. (transitive) To detain.
    Hold the suspect in this cell.
  7. (transitive) To maintain, to consider.
    • 1776, Thomas Jefferson et al., United States Declaration of Independence:
      We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
  8. (transitive) To bind (someone) to a consequence of that persons actions.
    Ill hold him to that promise.
    He was held responsible for the actions of those under his command.
  9. (intransitive) To be or remain valid; to apply; to hold true; to hold good.
  10. (tennis, ambitransitive) To win ones own service game.
Noun

hold (plural holds)


  1. A grasp or grip.
    Keep a firm hold on the handlebars.
  2. Something reserved or kept.
    We have a hold here for you.
  3. (wrestling) A position or grip used to control the opponent.
    He got him in a tight hold and pinned him to the mat.
  4. (gambling) The percentage the house wins on a gamble.
  5. (tennis) An instance of holding ones service game, as opposed to being broken.
  6. This word needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    • 1898, J. Meade Falkner, Moonfleet Chapter 4
      So I felt my way down the passage back to the vault, and recked not of the darkness, nor of Blackbeard and his crew, if only I could lay my lips to liquor. Thus I groped about the barrels till near the top of the stack my hand struck on the spile of a keg, and drawing it, I got my mouth to the hold.
Adjective

hold (comparative more hold, superlative most hold)


  1. (obsolete) Gracious; friendly; faithful; true.
Traduzione italiano tenere |stiva |mettere in attesa |ricoprire |riservare |valere |abitare |acquisire |alimentare |allevare |appiglio |ascendente |bloccare |cacciare |catturare |causare |cercare |comprèndere |conservare |contenere |continuare |controllare |coprire |curare |detenere |difendere |discutere |disporre |disturbare |durare |fermare |impedire |impugnare |influenza |interrompere |intrappolare |intrattenersi |mantenere |occupare |ospitare |ostacolare |pensare |possedere |prendere |presa |prevenire |proteggere |racchiudere |reggere |resistere |ricevere |ritardare |ritenere |rivestire |sostegno |sostenere |stretta |tené |trattenere |


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