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Meaning of word hold from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

hold   noun

Meaning : The act of grasping.

Example : He released his clasp on my arm.
He has a strong grip for an old man.
She kept a firm hold on the railing.

Synonyms : clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip

पकड़ने की क्रिया।

उसकी पकड़ ढीली पड़ते ही मछली पानी में कूद गई।
गिरफ़्त, गिरफ्त, पकड़, शिकंजा

जकड़ने की क्रिया, अवस्था या भाव।

सर्दी-जुकाम की वजह से छाती में जकड़न महसूस हो रही है।
जकड़, जकड़न

Meaning : Understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something.

Example : He has a good grasp of accounting practices.

Synonyms : appreciation, grasp

Meaning : Power by which something or someone is affected or dominated.

Example : He has a hold over them.

Meaning : Time during which some action is awaited.

Example : Instant replay caused too long a delay.
He ordered a hold in the action.

Synonyms : delay, postponement, time lag, wait

साधारण या नियत से अधिक समय।

मुझे यहाँ आने में देर हो जाए हो चिंता मत करना।
अतिकाल, अतिवेला, अबार, अबेर, अलसेट, अवसेर, अवेर, चिर, देर, देर-सवेर, देरी, बेर, लेट, विलंब, विलम्ब, व्याज

Meaning : A state of being confined (usually for a short time).

Example : His detention was politically motivated.
The prisoner is on hold.
He is in the custody of police.

Synonyms : custody, detainment, detention

किसी स्थान आदि में बंद रखने की क्रिया।

एक घर में कैद दो लड़कियाँ वहाँ से भाग निकली।
क़ैद, कैद

Meaning : A stronghold.

Meaning : A cell in a jail or prison.

Synonyms : keep

Meaning : The appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it.

Example : He grabbed the hammer by the handle.
It was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip.

Synonyms : grip, handgrip, handle

औंजारों आदि में लगी हुई काठ की मूठ।

लोहार खुरपी में बेंठ लगा रहा है।
बेंट, बेंठ

औज़ार आदि का वह भाग जिससे उसे पकड़ते हैं।

बरतन का हत्था टूट जाने से उसे पकड़ने में कठिनाई होती है।
कब्ज़ा, कब्जा, क़ब्ज़ा, दस्ता, मलिन, मुठिया, मूँठ, मूठ, हत्था, हैंडिल

Meaning : The space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo.

Synonyms : cargo area, cargo deck, cargo hold, storage area

जहाज में माल रखने के लिए बना हुआ स्थान।

खाव में सामान रखा जा रहा है।

hold   verb

Meaning : Cause to continue in a certain state, position, or activity. E.g., `keep clean'.

Example : Hold in place.
She always held herself as a lady.
The students keep me on my toes.

Synonyms : keep, maintain

Meaning : Have or hold in one's hands or grip.

Example : Hold this bowl for a moment, please.
A crazy idea took hold of him.

Synonyms : take hold

Release, as from one's grip.

Let go of the door handle, please!.
Relinquish your grip on the rope--you won't fall.
let go, let go of, release, relinquish

Meaning : Organize or be responsible for.

Example : Hold a reception.
Have, throw, or make a party.
Give a course.

Synonyms : give, have, make, throw

* आयोजित करना या के लिए उत्तरदायी होना।

वह एक संगोष्ठी आयोजित कर रहा है।
आयोजन करना, आयोजित करना

Meaning : Have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense.

Example : She has $1,000 in the bank.
He has got two beautiful daughters.
She holds a Master's degree from Harvard.

Synonyms : have, have got

Meaning : Keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view.

Example : Take for granted.
View as important.
Hold these truths to be self-evident.
I hold him personally responsible.

Synonyms : deem, take for, view as

मन आदि में धारण करना या ज्ञान, गुण आदि रखना।

वह विज्ञान के बारे में बहुत जानकारी रखता है।

Meaning : Maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings).

Example : Bear a grudge.
Entertain interesting notions.
Harbor a resentment.

Synonyms : entertain, harbor, harbour, nurse

Meaning : To close within bounds, or otherwise limit or deprive of free movement.

Example : 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.

Synonyms : confine, constrain, restrain

Meaning : Secure and keep for possible future use or application.

Example : The landlord retained the security deposit.
I reserve the right to disagree.

Synonyms : hold back, keep back, retain

Meaning : Have rightfully. Of rights, titles, and offices.

Example : She bears the title of Duchess.
He held the governorship for almost a decade.

Synonyms : bear

Meaning : Be the physical support of. Carry the weight of.

Example : The beam holds up the roof.
He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam.
What's holding that mirror?.

Synonyms : hold up, support, sustain

Meaning : Contain or hold. Have within.

Example : The jar carries wine.
The canteen holds fresh water.
This can contains water.

Synonyms : bear, carry, contain

Meaning : Have room for. Hold without crowding.

Example : This hotel can accommodate 250 guests.
The theater admits 300 people.
The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people.

Synonyms : accommodate, admit

Meaning : Remain in a certain state, position, or condition.

Example : The weather held.
They held on the road and kept marching.

Meaning : Support or hold in a certain manner.

Example : She holds her head high.
He carried himself upright.

Synonyms : bear, carry

Meaning : Be valid, applicable, or true.

Example : This theory still holds.

Synonyms : obtain, prevail

Meaning : Assert or affirm.

Example : Rousseau's philosophy holds that people are inherently good.

Meaning : Have as a major characteristic.

Example : The novel holds many surprises.
The book holds in store much valuable advise.

Meaning : Be capable of holding or containing.

Example : This box won't take all the items.
The flask holds one gallon.

Synonyms : contain, take

किसी वस्तु के अंदर में आ जाना या समा जाना।

इस डिब्बे में सात किलो आटा समाता है।
अँटना, अंटना, अटना, अमाना, अमावना, आटना, आना, आपूरना, पुराना, भरना, समाना

Meaning : Arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance.

Example : 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.

Synonyms : book, reserve

जोतने से पहले खेत में उगी घास आदि निकालना।

किसान खेत को ताम रहा है।

किसी प्रतियोगिता आदि में या किसी प्रतियोगिता आदि के किसी विशेष वर्ग में प्रवेश पाना।

हमारी टीम ने फाइनल में अपनी जगह पक्की कर ली।
जगह पक्की करना, जगह बनाना, सीट बुक करना

किसी के लिए जगह सुरक्षित करना।

नाटक देखने के लिए उसने मेरे लिए सीट आरक्षित की।
आरक्षित करना, रोकना

Meaning : Protect against a challenge or attack.

Example : Hold that position behind the trees!.
Hold the bridge against the enemy's attacks.

Synonyms : defend, guard

Meaning : Bind by an obligation. Cause to be indebted.

Example : He's held by a contract.
I'll hold you by your promise.

Synonyms : bind, obligate, oblige

Meaning : Hold the attention of.

Example : The soprano held the audience.
This story held our interest.
She can hold an audience spellbound.

Meaning : Remain committed to.

Example : I hold to these ideas.

Meaning : Resist or confront with resistance.

Example : The politician defied public opinion.
The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear.
The bridge held.

Synonyms : defy, hold up, withstand

Meaning : Be pertinent or relevant or applicable.

Example : The same laws apply to you!.
This theory holds for all irrational numbers.
The same rules go for everyone.

Synonyms : apply, go for

Meaning : Stop dealing with.

Example : Hold all calls to the President's office while he is in a meeting.

Meaning : Lessen the intensity of. Temper. Hold in restraint. Hold or keep within limits.

Example : Moderate your alcohol intake.
Hold your tongue.
Hold your temper.
Control your anger.

Synonyms : check, contain, control, curb, hold in, moderate

Meaning : Keep from departing.

Example : Hold the taxi.
Hold the horse.

Meaning : Take and maintain control over, often by violent means.

Example : The dissatisfied students held the President's office for almost a week.

Meaning : Cause to stop.

Example : Halt the engines.
Arrest the progress.
Halt the presses.

Synonyms : arrest, halt

Meaning : Cover as for protection against noise or smell.

Example : She held her ears when the jackhammer started to operate.
Hold one's nose.

Meaning : Drink alcohol without showing ill effects.

Example : He can hold his liquor.
He had drunk more than he could carry.

Synonyms : carry

Meaning : Aim, point, or direct.

Example : Hold the fire extinguisher directly on the flames.

Meaning : Declare to be.

Example : She was declared incompetent.
Judge held that the defendant was innocent.

Synonyms : adjudge, declare

Meaning : Be in accord. Be in agreement.

Example : 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.

Synonyms : agree, concord, concur

Be of different opinions.

I beg to differ!.
She disagrees with her husband on many questions.
differ, disagree, dissent, take issue

Meaning : Keep from exhaling or expelling.

Example : Hold your breath.


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