hold up

Synonyms and related words:
adjourn, advertise, afford support, air, arrest, back, back up, backpedal, backwater, be consistent, be proof against, be the case, be true, be truthful, be unflappable, bear, bear out, bear up, bear up against, blazon forth, bleed, bleed white, block, bolster, bolster up, boost, bottle up, brace, brake, brandish, bridle, buoy, buoy up, buttress, carry, cast up, check, clip, clip the wings, come up fighting, commit robbery, confine, conform to fact, constrain, contain, continue, control, cool, cool off, countercheck, cradle, crutch, curb, curtail, cushion, dam up, damp, dampen, dangle, decelerate, defer, defy, delay, demonstrate, detain, display, dompt, drag, drag out, draw rein, ease off, ease up, elevate, emblazon, endure, enjoin, erect, escalate, exhibit, exploit, extend, finance, flash, flaunt, fleece, float, float high, flourish, fund, get by, get home free, give support, gouge, govern, guard, hack it, hang fire, hang in, hang in there, hang on, hang tough, hang up, heave, heft, heighten, heist, hijack, hike, hinder, hoick, hoist, hold, hold at bay, hold back, hold fast, hold good, hold in, hold in check, hold in leash, hold off, hold on, hold out, hold over, hold together, hold true, hold water, impede, inhibit, intercept, interfere, intermeddle, interrupt, intervene, jerk up, keep, keep afloat, keep back, keep from, keep in, keep in check, keep under control, keep up, knock over, knock up, lag, lay aside, lay by, lay over, lay under restraint, lend support, let down, let up, levitate, lift, lift up, live through it, live with it, lob, loft, lose ground, lose momentum, lose speed, mainstay, maintain, make late, manifest, meddle, meet requirements, moderate, mug, never say die, not budge, not flag, not give up, not weaken, obstruct, oppose, overcharge, overprice, overtax, parade, pass, pass muster, perk up, pigeonhole, pillow, postpone, profiteer, prohibit, prolong, prop, prop up, prorogate, prorogue, protract, prove out, prove to be, prove true, pull, pull in, push aside, put aside, put forth, put forward, put off, put on ice, raise, raise up, rear, rear up, rebuff, recess, reef, rein, rein in, reinforce, relax, remain firm, remain valid, remit, repel, repress, repulse, reserve, resist, restrain, retard, retrench, ride high, ride it out, rip off, rise, rob, scotch, screw, see it out, set aside, set back, set by, set up, shelve, shift off, shore, shore up, shoulder, skin, sky, slack off, slack up, slacken, sleep on, slow, slow down, slow up, snub, soak, sport, stand, stand fast, stand firm, stand over, stand pat, stand the test, stand up, stave off, stay, stay it out, stay put, stay the distance, stay with it, stick, stick it, stick it out, stick out, stick to it, stick together, stick up, stick with it, sting, stop, straiten, stretch out, subsidize, subvention, subventionize, support, suppress, surcharge, suspend, sustain, sweat it out, swindle, table, take a recess, take in sail, take it, throttle down, throw up, tough it out, trumpet, trumpet forth, underbrace, undergird, underlie, underpin, underset, up, upbear, upbuoy, upcast, upheave, uphoist, uphold, upkeep, uplift, upraise, uprear, upthrow, vaunt, victimize, waft, waive, wash, wave, weather, weather the storm, withhold, withstand

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  • Hold — Hold, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Held}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Holding}. {Holden}, p. p., is obs. in elegant writing, though still used in legal language.] [OE. haldan, D. houden, OHG. hoten, Icel. halda, Dan. holde, Sw. h[*a]lla, Goth. haldan to feed, tend… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hold — hold1 [hōld] vt. held, holding [ME holden < Anglian OE haldan (WS healdan), akin to Ger halten, Goth haldan, to tend sheep < IE base * kel , to drive, incite to action > Gr kelēs, swift horse, L celer, swift: prob. sense development:… …   English World dictionary

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  • hold-up — [ ɔldɶp ] n. m. inv. • 1925; mot angl. amér., de to hold up one s hands « tenir les mains en l air » ♦ Anglic. Vol à main armée dans un lieu public. ⇒Fam. braquage. Hold up d une banque. Commettre un hold up. hold up n. m. inv. (Anglicisme)… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hold — Hold, v. i. In general, to keep one s self in a given position or condition; to remain fixed. Hence: [1913 Webster] 1. Not to move; to halt; to stop; mostly in the imperative. [1913 Webster] And damned be him that first cries, Hold, enough! Shak …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hold on — Hold Hold, v. i. In general, to keep one s self in a given position or condition; to remain fixed. Hence: [1913 Webster] 1. Not to move; to halt; to stop; mostly in the imperative. [1913 Webster] And damned be him that first cries, Hold, enough!… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hold up — Hold Hold, v. i. In general, to keep one s self in a given position or condition; to remain fixed. Hence: [1913 Webster] 1. Not to move; to halt; to stop; mostly in the imperative. [1913 Webster] And damned be him that first cries, Hold, enough!… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hold — vb 1 hold back, withhold, reserve, detain, retain, *keep, keep back, keep out Analogous words: *restrain, inhibit, curb, check: preserve, conserve, *save Contrasted words: *relinquish, surrender, abandon, resign, yield 2 …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Hold — (h[=o]ld), n. 1. The act of holding, as in or with the hands or arms; the manner of holding, whether firm or loose; seizure; grasp; clasp; grip; possession; often used with the verbs take and lay. [1913 Webster] Ne have I not twelve pence within… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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