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Definizione monolingua hold


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.


Definizione italiano>inglese hold

tenere
  to grasp
  To grasp or grip (particularly with the hand) so that the object does not end up at the surface below.
stiva
mettere in attesa
  To temporarily suspend an active phone call.
ricoprire
  Esercitare un incarico o una funzione.
riservare
  Mettere da parte (qualcosa per qualcun altro)con anticipo.
  To arrange for (something for someone else) in advance.
valere
  Avere efficacia o forza giuridica, essere applicabile.
  To have effectiveness or legal force, to be applicable.
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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