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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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 cattle); of unknown origin. Gf.
     Avast, Halt, Hod.]
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     1. To cause to remain in a given situation, position, or
        relation, within certain limits, or the like; to prevent
        from falling or escaping; to sustain; to restrain; to keep
        in the grasp; to retain.
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              The loops held one curtain to another. --Ex. xxxvi.
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              Thy right hand shall hold me.         --Ps. cxxxix.
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              They all hold swords, being expert in war. --Cant.
                                                    iii. 8.
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              In vain he seeks, that having can not hold.
                                                    --Spenser.
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              France, thou mayst hold a serpent by the tongue, . .
              .
              A fasting tiger safer by the tooth,
              Than keep in peace that hand which thou dost hold.
                                                    --Shak.
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     2. To retain in one's keeping; to maintain possession of, or
        authority over; not to give up or relinquish; to keep; to
        defend.
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              We mean to hold what anciently we claim
              Of deity or empire.                   --Milton.
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     3. To have; to possess; to be in possession of; to occupy; to
        derive title to; as, to hold office.
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              This noble merchant held a noble house. --Chaucer.
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              Of him to hold his seigniory for a yearly tribute.
                                                    --Knolles.
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              And now the strand, and now the plain, they held.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     4. To impose restraint upon; to limit in motion or action; to
        bind legally or morally; to confine; to restrain.
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              We can not hold mortality's strong hand. --Shak.
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              Death! what do'st? O, hold thy blow.  --Grashaw.
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              He had not sufficient judgment and self-command to
              hold his tongue.                      --Macaulay.
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     5. To maintain in being or action; to carry on; to prosecute,
        as a course of conduct or an argument; to continue; to
        sustain.
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              Hold not thy peace, and be not still. --Ps. lxxxiii.
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              Seedtime and harvest, heat and hoary frost,
              Shall hold their course.              --Milton.
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     6. To prosecute, have, take, or join in, as something which
        is the result of united action; as to, hold a meeting, a
        festival, a session, etc.; hence, to direct and bring
        about officially; to conduct or preside at; as, the
        general held a council of war; a judge holds a court; a
        clergyman holds a service.
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              I would hold more talk with thee.     --Shak.
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     7. To receive and retain; to contain as a vessel; as, this
        pail holds milk; hence, to be able to receive and retain;
        to have capacity or containing power for.
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              Broken cisterns that can hold no water. --Jer. ii.
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              One sees more devils than vast hell can hold.
                                                    --Shak.
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     8. To accept, as an opinion; to be the adherent of, openly or
        privately; to persist in, as a purpose; to maintain; to
        sustain.
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              Stand fast and hold the traditions which ye have
              been taught.                          --2 Thes.
                                                    ii.15.
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              But still he held his purpose to depart. --Dryden.
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     9. To consider; to regard; to esteem; to account; to think;
        to judge.
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              I hold him but a fool.                --Shak.
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              I shall never hold that man my friend. --Shak.
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              The Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his
              name in vain.                         --Ex. xx. 7.
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     10. To bear, carry, or manage; as he holds himself erect; he
         holds his head high.
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               Let him hold his fingers thus.       --Shak.
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     To hold a wager, to lay or hazard a wager. --Swift.
  
     To hold forth,
         (a) v. t.to offer; to exhibit; to propose; to put
             forward. "The propositions which books hold forth and
             pretend to teach." --Locke.
         (b) v. i. To talk at length; to harangue.
  
     To held in, to restrain; to curd.
  
     To hold in hand, to toy with; to keep in expectation; to
        have in one's power. [Obs.]
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              O, fie! to receive favors, return falsehoods,
              And hold a lady in hand.              --Beaw. & Fl.
  
     To hold in play, to keep under control; to dally with.
        --Macaulay.
  
     To hold off, to keep at a distance.
  
     To hold on, to hold in being, continuance or position; as,
        to hold a rider on.
  
     To hold one's day, to keep one's appointment. [Obs.]
        --Chaucer.
  
     To hold one's own. To keep good one's present condition
        absolutely or relatively; not to fall off, or to lose
        ground; as, a ship holds her own when she does not lose
        ground in a race or chase; a man holds his own when he
        does not lose strength or weight.
  
     To hold one's peace, to keep silence.
  
     To hold out.
         (a) To extend; to offer. "Fortune holds out these to you
             as rewards." --B. Jonson.
         (b) To continue to do or to suffer; to endure. "He can
             not long hold out these pangs." --Shak.
  
     To hold up.
         (a) To raise; to lift; as, hold up your head.
         (b) To support; to sustain. "He holds himself up in
             virtue."--Sir P. Sidney.
         (c) To exhibit; to display; as, he was held up as an
             example.
         (d) To rein in; to check; to halt; as, hold up your
             horses.
         (e) to rob, usually at gunpoint; -- often with the demand
             to "hold up" the hands.
         (f) To delay.
  
     To hold water.
         (a) Literally, to retain water without leaking; hence
             (Fig.), to be whole, sound, consistent, without gaps
             or holes; -- commonly used in a negative sense; as,
             his statements will not hold water. [Colloq.]
         (b) (Naut.) To hold the oars steady in the water, thus
             checking the headway of a boat.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Held \Held\,
     imp. & p. p. of Hold.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  held
       See hold

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  held
       adj : occupied or in the control of; often used in combination;
             "enemy-held territory"

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  hold
       n 1: the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he
            has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold
            on the railing" [syn: clasp, clench, clutch, clutches,
             grasp, grip]
       2: understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or
          magnitude of something; "he has a good grasp of accounting
          practices" [syn: appreciation, grasp]
       3: power by which something or someone is affected or
          dominated; "he has a hold over them"
       4: time during which some action is awaited; "instant replay
          caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the
          action" [syn: delay, time lag, postponement, wait]
       5: a state of being confined (usually for a short time); "his
          detention was politically motivated"; "the prisoner is on
          hold"; "he is in the custody of police" [syn: detention,
           custody]
       6: a stronghold
       7: a cell in a jail or prison [syn: keep]
       8: the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in
          order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the
          handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good
          grip" [syn: handle, grip, handgrip]
       9: the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo [syn: cargo
          area, cargo deck, cargo hold, storage area]
       v 1: organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have,
            throw, or make a party"; "give a course" [syn: throw,
            have, make, give]
       2: keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep
          clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a
          lady"; "The students keep me on my toes" [syn: keep, maintain]
       3: have or hold in one's hands or grip; "Hold this bowl for a
          moment, please"; "A crazy idea took hold of him" [syn: take
          hold] [ant: let go of]
       4: to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement;
          "This holds the local until the express passengers change
          trains"; "About a dozen animals were held inside the
          stockade"; "The illegal immigrants were held at a
          detention center"; "The terrorists held the journalists
          for ransom" [syn: restrain, confine]
       5: have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices; "She bears
          the title of Duchess"; "He held the governorship for
          almost a decade" [syn: bear]
       6: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense;
          "She has $1,000 in the bank"; "He has got two beautiful
          daughters"; "She holds a Master's degree from Harvard"
          [syn: have, have got]
       7: keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view; "take for
          granted"; "view as important"; "hold these truths to be
          self-evident"; "I hold him personally responsible" [syn: deem,
           view as, take for]
       8: contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The
          canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"
          [syn: bear, carry, contain]
       9: lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or
          keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold
          your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
          [syn: control, hold in, contain, check, curb, moderate]
       10: remain in a certain state, position, or condition; "The
           weather held"; "They held on the road and kept marching"
       11: maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings); "bear a grudge";
           "entertain interesting notions"; "harbor a resentment"
           [syn: harbor, harbour, entertain, nurse]
       12: assert or affirm; "Rousseau's philosophy holds that people
           are inherently good"
       13: remain committed to; "I hold to these ideas"
       14: secure and keep for possible future use or application; "The
           landlord retained the security deposit"; "I reserve the
           right to disagree" [syn: retain, keep back, hold
           back]
       15: be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam
           holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while
           I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
           [syn: support, sustain, hold up]
       16: hold the attention of; "The soprano held the audience";
           "This story held our interest"; "She can hold an audience
           spellbound"
       17: keep from exhaling or expelling; "hold your breath"
       18: support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head
           high"; "He carried himself upright" [syn: carry, bear]
       19: have room for; hold without crowding; "This hotel can
           accommodate 250 guests"; "The theater admits 300 people";
           "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people" [syn: accommodate,
            admit]
       20: be capable of holding or containing; "This box won't take
           all the items"; "The flask holds one gallon" [syn: contain,
            take]
       21: be valid, applicable, or true; "This theory still holds"
           [syn: prevail, obtain]
       22: take and maintain control over, often by violent means; "The
           dissatisfied students held the President's office for
           almost a week"
       23: protect against a challenge or attack; "Hold that position
           behind the trees!"; "Hold the bridge against the enemy's
           attacks" [syn: defend, guard]
       24: declare to be; "She was declared incompetent"; "judge held
           that the defendant was innocent" [syn: declare, adjudge]
       25: have as a major characteristic; "The novel holds many
           surprises"; "The book holds in store much valuable
           advise"
       26: cause to stop; "Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress";
           "halt the presses" [syn: halt, arrest]
       27: bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a
           contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise" [syn: oblige,
            bind, obligate]
       28: cover as for protection against noise or smell; "She held
           her ears when the jackhammer started to operate"; "hold
           one's nose"
       29: drink alcohol without showing ill effects; "He can hold his
           liquor"; "he had drunk more than he could carry" [syn: carry]
       30: be pertinent or relevant or applicable; "The same laws apply
           to you!"; "This theory holds for all irrational numbers";
           "The same rules go for everyone" [syn: apply, go for]
       31: arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in
           advance; "reserve me a seat on a flight"; "The agent
           booked tickets to the show for the whole family"; "please
           hold a table at Maxim's" [syn: reserve, book]
       32: resist or confront with resistance; "The politician defied
           public opinion"; "The new material withstands even the
           greatest wear and tear"; "The bridge held" [syn: defy,
           withstand, hold up]
       33: keep from departing; "Hold the taxi"; "Hold the horse"
       34: stop dealing with; "hold all calls to the President's office
           while he is in a meeting"
       35: aim, point, or direct; "Hold the fire extinguisher directly
           on the flames"
       36: be in accord; be in agreement; "We agreed on the terms of
           the settlement"; "I can't agree with you!"; "I hold with
           those who say life is sacred"; "Both philosophers concord
           on this point" [syn: agree, concur, concord] [ant:
           disagree]
       [also: held]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  105 Moby Thesaurus words for "held":
     aground, anchored, arrested, based on, besotted, bolstered, borne,
     braced, buttressed, by one, caught, chained, charmed, conserved,
     enchanted, enthralled, extra, fascinated, fast, fastened, fixated,
     fixed, founded on, free and clear, fresh, gripped, grounded,
     grounded on, guyed, held back, held in reserve, held out,
     high and dry, hung-up, hypnotized, impacted, in abeyance, in fee,
     in fee simple, in hand, in seisin, in stock, in store,
     inextricable, infatuated, jammed, kept, maintained, mesmerized,
     mint, monomaniac, monomaniacal, moored, new, obsessed, on hand,
     original, own, owned, packed, possessed, preoccupied, prepossessed,
     preserved, pristine, propped, put aside, put by, rapt, reserve,
     reserved, retained, saved, shored up, spare, spellbound, stayed,
     stored, stranded, stuck, stuck fast, supported, suspended,
     sustained, tethered, tied, to spare, transfixed, unapplied,
     unbeaten, unconsumed, unemployed, unexercised, unexpended,
     unhandled, unspent, untapped, untouched, untrodden, unused,
     unutilized, upheld, waived, wedged, withheld  
     

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