hold / hoʊld /


hold4 个定义

v. 有主动词 verb

held; held or hold·en; hold·ing.

  1. to have or keep in the hand; keep fast; grasp: She held the purse in her right hand. He held the child's hand in his.
  2. to set aside; reserve or retain: to hold merchandise until called for; to hold a reservation.
  3. to bear, sustain, or support, as with the hands or arms, or by any other means.
v. 无主动词 verb

held; held or hold·en; hold·ing.

  1. to remain or continue in a specified state, relation, etc.: Hold still while I take your picture.
  2. to remain fast; adhere; cling: Will this button hold?
  3. to keep or maintain a grasp on something.
n. 名词 noun
  1. an act of holding fast by a grasp of the hand or by some other physical means; grasp; grip: Take hold. Do you have a hold on the rope?
  2. something to hold a thing by, as a handle; something to grasp, especially for support.
  3. something that holds fast or supports something else.
v. 动词组 verb
  1. hold back, to restrain or check: Police held back the crowd.to retain possession of; keep back: He held back ten dollars.to refrain from revealing; withhold: to hold back information.to refrain from participating or engaging in some activity: He held back from joining in the singing because he felt depressed.Photography.dodge.
  2. hold down, to restrain; check: Hold down that noise!to continue to hold and manage well: She held down that job for years.
  3. hold forth, to extend or offer; propose.to talk at great length; harangue: When we left, he was still holding forth on World War II.

hold 近义词

v. 动词 verb

conduct meeting, function

v. 动词 verb


v. 动词 verb

have a capacity for

n. 名词 noun

grasp, possession

v. 动词 verb

have in one's hands, possession; grasp

v. 动词 verb


v. 动词 verb

continue, endure


  • hold a candle to, not
  • hold against
  • hold a grudge
  • hold a gun to someone's head
  • hold all the aces
  • hold at bay
  • hold back
  • hold court
  • hold down
  • hold everything
  • hold forth
  • hold good
  • hold it
  • hold no brief for
  • hold off
  • hold on
  • hold one's breath
  • hold one's end up
  • hold one's fire
  • hold one's head high
  • hold one's horses
  • hold one's own
  • hold one's peace
  • hold one's temper
  • hold one's tongue
  • hold on to
  • hold on to your hat
  • hold out
  • hold out on
  • hold over
  • hold someone's feet to the fire
  • hold still for
  • hold sway over
  • hold the bag
  • hold the fort
  • hold the line
  • hold the phone
  • hold the purse strings
  • hold to
  • hold true
  • hold up
  • hold water
  • hold with
  • hold your
  • (hold) at bay
  • bear (hold) a grudge
  • get hold of
  • hang (hold) on to your hat
  • have a hold over
  • lay hold of
  • leave holding the bag
  • no holds barred
  • on hold
  • (hold the) purse strings
  • stand (hold) one's ground
  • take hold


  1. Observations they had planned for the spring were put on hold by the coronavirus pandemic.
  2. They are readily available, and I never have to wait on hold for an hour.
  3. Hartman said he was told the hold was due to unspecified operational issues.
  4. His factory, which employs 14 people, was shut for more than two months, with most first-half orders put on hold.
  5. In March, as the Coronavirus crisis was beginning to take hold, agencies conducted tests to see how viable remote work was before sending employees home for what many thought would be just a few weeks.
  6. Blacks would hold about 13 percent of the seats and Latinos 17 percent.
  7. Tomorrow they should hold placards of the cartoons Charlie Hebdo had printed.
  8. Yeah, the “Giant man-puppy” that is Gronkowski won't hold a sexual candle to the blue-eyed dreamboat.
  9. But how much they have regained or how durable their hold is remains unclear.
  10. But that would now have to be put on hold because he had been shot in the Bronx.
  11. Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
  12. He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.
  13. One adorable smile she gave him, and before he could advance to hold the door for her, she had opened it and passed out.
  14. Not being sufficiently numerous to hold out the town as well as the Alamo, they retreated into the latter.
  15. He was well set in the form of a man now, the months since his imprisonment having brought him much to fasten upon and hold.