hold true

Synonyms and related words:
be consistent, be the case, be true, be truthful, conform to fact, hold, hold good, hold together, hold up, hold water, prove out, prove to be, prove true, remain valid, stand the test, stand up, stick together, wash

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • hold true — or[hold good] {v. phr.} To remain true. * /It has always held true that man cannot live without laws./ * /Bob is a good boy and that holds true of Jim./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hold true — or[hold good] {v. phr.} To remain true. * /It has always held true that man cannot live without laws./ * /Bob is a good boy and that holds true of Jim./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hold true — • hold good • hold true continue, endure, last The demand for air conditioners held good during July but decreased rapidly in August. to continue to be consistently or constantly correct, true, valid or applicable …   Idioms and examples

  • hold true — phrasal : to remain true or valid especially under changed circumstances the theory holds true in all applications * * * hold true phrase to be true, or to remain true Thesaurus: to be true or believablesynonym Main entry: hold * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold\ true — • to hold true • to hold good v 1. To continue to be good; last. The coupon on the cereal box offered a free toy, but the offer held good only till the end of the year. Attendance at the basketball games held good all winter. 2. To continue;… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hold true — ► hold good (or true) remain true or valid. Main Entry: ↑hold …   English terms dictionary

  • hold true — verb a) to be true, valid or applicable However the case may be with societies under widely different conditions of development, the law of mass and individuality holds true of the social facts known to us. b) to remain true, valid or applicable; …   Wiktionary

  • hold true — to be true, or to remain true …   English dictionary

  • hold — Ⅰ. hold [1] ► VERB (past and past part. held) 1) grasp, carry, or support. 2) keep or detain. 3) have in one s possession. 4) contain or be capable of containing. 5) have or occupy (a job or position) …   English terms dictionary

  • hold — [n] grasp, possession authority, clasp, clench, clinch, clout, clutch, control, dominance, dominion, grip, influence, occupancy, occupation, ownership, pull, purchase, retention, sway, tenacity, tenure; concepts 190,343,710 Ant. dispossession,… …   New thesaurus

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