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Common misspellings for hold

holow, vhild, holidya, toald, holl, herlad, shuould, hurld, houla, haliday, holaday, hearold, chold, chiold, hloiday, haldf, hotle, hol, hokiday, sholud, hald, holdy, heild, holdiay, pold, helld, shuold, holoday, oould, holf, holy, holladay, hond, harldy, hollerd, hhold, hld, holand, chuld, hdwd, told, cold, holic, hooly, heldat, helpd, shoulda, theshhold, shoold, hiold, lould, whould, holidai, tiold, cahild, howd, ouwld, hoppd, heald, hola, hourd, choloid, hoood, houlry, holla, whuld, tould, qorld, hollad, shhould, haild, yold, shouild, youl'd, dould, hould, holid, holded, cheld, herld, hoddie, houd, heled, wporld, hlday, helepd, swhould, holdem, eheld, howdid, helpde, hosuld, thould, holday, shuld, holdof, holidy, wrold, hairold, holidday, hord, voild, gold, hoolw, shiould, wohuld, hiliday, holiaday, highled, shoyld, shold, wshould, nehold, houdl, ehld, htoel, hols, yould, hsould, hearld, hilld, cihld, holuday, eould, shoulld, hollday, hliday, shoiuyld, holida, kould, hauld, holidat, holeds, holtel, sholld, hiolday, houlde, holind, halty, holled, hlod, siold, shouold, hioliday, ttold, hurlde, shoulod, holod, hoola, thold, dhould, chould, alowd, sholdour, nold, roald, harlod, kold, hslda, hwlped, hoold, hllo, lhold, ahould, showld, hwlp, vorld, holv, hoddy, hewould, hoetl, ciould, holld, chhild, holyday, hollyday, wrlod, heldp, hoord, holda, hoiliday, choild, heshould, wholde, khaled, holioday, hield, holde, hottly, aold, holdign, holeday, vold, heloed, whold, holdl, aould, hopld, hobled, helty, hault, holiyday, holdig, qould, holw, holga, holst, heldo, hoilday, thoulght, hlld, holoiday, fold, holidaay, holdin, rholde, holsd, hollard, shoul'd, howrd, shoould, holm, houlder, hoild, harrold, ehold, theold, halfday, chlld, sohuld, hohiday, haloday, iould, hilled, herold, lold, llold, sohould, thild, shouldi, aholed, boold, helaed, hoily, shaould, hcild, voled, wpold, sheould, hildago, hualt, jold, hsuold, shouyld, howad, hilday, vuld, hollend, shouuld, hodl, vould, rold, sshould, shoiuld, hwould, honld, haold, coyld, tolad, hsoud, hollind, aholiday, hoolds, oold, dold, holidauy, how'll, holdss, thelord, heeld, rould, sold, hooland, holldy, hoildsy, holp, siolid, rolld, heldd, helds, horid, hyolder, holilday, houled, toldd, holdershe, helda, holdon, sahould, hopd, xould, thirld, hecould, teold, tohold, holted, hrrd, hoid, hoildiay, hild, thoult, holiady, helod, chilod, shoild, hooled, tolda, ho9liday, hilda, ghould, hjad, holyaday, harould, holden, heolp, horad, holdd, holddown, holdal, h0oliday, hoiladay, holikday, holliday, hooliday, lholiday, hoodd, hoody, howeld, howld, eold, iold, olld, shlud, should, uhold, w0rld, whorld, wlould, wyould, you'ld.

Definitions of hold

  1.   resist or confront with resistance; " The politician defied public opinion"; " The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"; " The bridge held"
  2.   A grasp with the hand or arms; grasp or gripe; something for support; power of keeping; a place of confinement; custody; a fortified place; the whole interior cavity of a ship, between the floor and the lower deck; a mark directing the performer to rest on the note over which it is placed.
  3.   the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
  4.   To maintain in being or action; to carry on; to prosecute, as a course of conduct or an argument; to continue; to sustain.
  5.   understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something; " he has a good grasp of accounting practices"
  6.   The act of holding, as in or with the hands or arms; the manner of holding, whether firm or loose; seizure; grasp; clasp; gripe; possession; - often used with the verbs take and lay.
  7.   To consider; to regard; to esteem; to account; to think; to judge.
  8.   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"
  9.   time during which some action is awaited; " instant replay caused too long a delay"; " he ordered a hold in the action"
  10.   A sign over a note in music indicating that it should be prolonged.
  11.   To stick; adhere.
  12.   keep from exhaling or expelling; " hold your breath"
  13.   Held.
  14.   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"
  15.   contain or hold; have within; " The jar carries wine"; " The canteen holds fresh water"; " This can contains water"
  16.   To restrain one's self; to refrain.
  17.   To grasp and keep in the hand; clutch; retain; keep; possess; as, he hold office; connect; judge or consider; as, I hold him a model of culture; entertain; contain; celebrate; use; maintain, as an opinion; as, I hold that he is correct; to call and conduct, as a meeting.
  18.   bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; " He's held by a contract"; " I'll hold you by your promise"
  19.   To contain; have room for.
  20.   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"
  21.   In general, to keep one's self in a given position or condition; to remain fixed. Hence:
  22.   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"
  23.   The whole interior portion of a vessel below the lower deck, in which the cargo is stowed.
  24.   Not to fall away, desert, or prove recreant; to remain attached; to cleave;- often with with, to, or for.
  25.   cause to stop; " Halt the engines"; " Arrest the progress"; " halt the presses"
  26.   To remain fixed; derive right.
  27.   Held, holden.
  28.   To remain fixed; to be true or not fail; to stand; to continue unbroken or unsubdued; to last; to endure; to continue; to adhere. To hold forth, to speak in public; to harangue; to proclaim. To hold in, to restrain one's self. To hold off, to keep at a distance. To hold of, to derive title from. To hold on, to continue; to cling to. To hold out, to last; not to surrender. To hold to, to cling or cleave to. To hold under, or from, to have title from. To hold with, to adhere to; to side with. To hold together, to be joined. To hold up, to support one's self; to cease; to continue the same speed. To hold a wager, to stake a wager. Hold, used imperatively, signifies stop, forbear, be still.
  29.   hold the attention of; " The soprano held the audience"; " This story held our interest"; " She can hold an audience spellbound"
  30.   To stop; forbear.
  31.   have as a major characteristic; " The novel holds many surprises"; " The book holds in store much valuable advise"
  32.   stop dealing with; " hold all calls to the President's office while he is in a meeting"
  33.   remain in a certain state, position, or condition; " The weather held"; " They held on the road and kept marching"
  34.   a cell in a jail or prison
  35.   A stronghold.
  36.   A place of security; a fortified place; a fort; a castle; - often called a stronghold.
  37.   Be still! forbear! stop.
  38.   The interior cavity of a ship between the floor and the lower deck, used for the cargo.
  39.   have or hold in one's hands or grip; " Hold this bowl for a moment, please"; " A crazy idea took hold of him"
  40.   To retain so as to prevent movement or escape; grasp; keep; restrict; restrain; withhold.
  41.   be capable of holding or containing; " This box won't take all the items"; " The flask holds one gallon"
  42.   To stop; to detain; to have or grasp in the hand; to keep; to keep steady or fast; to contain; to possess; to be true; not to fail; to stick; to adhere; to maintain, as an opinion.
  43.   Holder.
  44.   To keep; sustain; restrain; grasp; celebrate; consider.
  45.   Act or manner of holding: seizure: power of seizing: something for support: a place of confinement: custody: a fortified place: ( mus.) a mark over a rest or note, indicating that it is to be prolonged.
  46.   The whole interior cavity of a ship; the space where the cargo is stored.
  47.   To remain fixed: to be true or unfailing: to continue unbroken or unsubdued: to adhere: to derive right:- pr. p. holding; pa. t. held; pa. p. held.
  48.   To continue; proceed.
  49.   Holding.
  50.   Not to fail or be found wanting; to continue; to last; to endure a test or trial; to abide; to persist.
  51.   remain committed to; " I hold to these ideas"
  52.   To have; to possess; to be in possession of; to occupy; to derive title to; as, to hold office.
  53.   To derive right or title; - generally with of.
  54.   cover as for protection against noise or smell; " She held her ears when the jackhammer started to operate"; " hold one's nose"
  55.   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"
  56.   be valid, applicable, or true; " This theory still holds"
  57.   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.
  58.   power by which something or someone is affected or dominated; " he has a hold over them"
  59.   To accept, as an opinion; to be the adherent of, openly or privately; to persist in, as a purpose; to maintain; to sustain.
  60.   protect against a challenge or attack; " Hold that position behind the trees!"; " Hold the bridge against the enemy's attacks"
  61.   keep from departing; " Hold the taxi"; " Hold the horse"
  62.   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.
  63.   secure and keep for possible future use or application; " The landlord retained the security deposit"; " I reserve the right to disagree"
  64.   The authority or ground to take or keep; claim.
  65.   Not to give way; not to part or become separated; to remain unbroken or unsubdued.
  66.   have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices; " She bears the title of Duchess"; " He held the governorship for almost a decade"
  67.   Seizure; grasp; support; prison; fortress; custody; interior of a ship.
  68.   assert or affirm; " Rousseau's philosophy holds that people are inherently good"
  69.   To keep possession of or authority over: to sustain: to defend: to occupy: to derive title to: to bind: to confine: to restrain: to continue: to persist in: to contain: to celebrate: to esteem.
  70.   The act of grasping or keeping; a grasp or clutch; an embrace; support; a fortified place; that part of a vessel where the cargo is stored.
  71.   To remain firm or unbroken.
  72.   To retain in one's keeping; to maintain possession of, or authority over; not to give up or relinquish; to keep; to defend.
  73.   A grasp, as with the hands; an embrace; power of keeping or seizing; influence; a fortified place; a prison.
  74.   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?"
  75.   The act of holding; a seizure; restraint; a place to grasp; refuge.
  76.   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"
  77.   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"
  78.   A character [ thus ] placed over or under a note or rest, and indicating that it is to be prolonged; - called also pause, and corona.
  79.   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"
  80.   To impose restraint upon; to limit in motion or action; to bind legally or morally; to confine; to restrain.
  81.   Binding power and influence.
  82.   take and maintain control over, often by violent means; " The dissatisfied students held the President's office for almost a week"
  83.   A place of confinement; a prison; confinement; custody; guard.
  84.   declare to be; " She was declared incompetent"; " judge held that the defendant was innocent"
  85.   support or hold in a certain manner; " She holds her head high"; " He carried himself upright"
  86.   organize or be responsible for; " hold a reception"; " have, throw, or make a party"; " give a course"
  87.   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"
  88.   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"
  89.   Something that may be grasped; means of support.
  90.   The storage part of a ship.
  91.   To bear, carry, or manage; as he holds himself erect; he holds his head high.
  92.   maintain ( a theory, thoughts, or feelings); " bear a grudge"; " entertain interesting notions"; " harbor a resentment"
  93.   To retain with a grasp; to keep in a certain way; to consider or judge; to contain; to retain; to keep from running or flowing out; to maintain; to possess; to keep; to entertain; to restrain; to keep fast; to continue; to celebrate. To hold forth, to offer; to exhibit. To hold in, to restrain. To hold off, to keep at a distance. To hold on, to continue in. To hold out, to stretch forth. To hold over, to remain in after one's term has expired. To hold up, to raise; to sustain. To hold one's own, to keep good one's present condition.
  94.   aim, point, or direct; " Hold the fire extinguisher directly on the flames"
  95.   To maintain; sustain; adhere to.
  96.   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"
  97.   To have possession.
  98.   Not to more; to halt; to stop;- mostly in the imperative.
  99.   drink alcohol without showing ill effects; " He can hold his liquor"; " he had drunk more than he could carry"
  100.   ( archaic) a stronghold
  101.   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.
  102.   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"
  103.   To cling; adhere; stand good; as, this rule always holds good; continue; proceed; restrain oneself; refrain; maintain an opinion.

Quotes of hold

  1. The main reason for the failure of the modern medical science is that it is dealing with results and not causes. Nothing more than the patching up of those attacked and the burying of those who are slain, without a thought being given to the real strong hold – Edward Bach
  2. It's not a bad problem to have because a lot of classic acts are known for one or two songs and in their show they basically hold those songs off until the end and you sit through an hour or so of lesser known material but in our case most of the songs are well known. – Gerry Beckley
  3. The basic fault lines today are not between people with different beliefs but between people who hold these beliefs with an element of uncertainty and people who hold these beliefs with a pretense of certitude. – Peter L. Berger
  4. To young to hold on and to old to just break free and run. – Jeff Buckley
  5. The fact is that great musical pieces take and hold the stage because they provide great emotional experiences. – Sarah Caldwell
  6. Now that I know what I want, I don't have to hold on to it quite so much. – Lucian Freud
  7. Hold a picture of yourself long and steadily enough in your mind's eye, and you will be drawn toward it. – Napoleon Hill
  8. Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. – Helen Keller
  9. I think it's important that we don't all have to hold our heads high all the time saying everything's fine. – Nicole Kidman
  10. Never reveal all of yourself to other people; hold back something in reserve so that people are never quite sure if they really know you. – Michael Korda
  11. I personally hold Blair more responsible for this war than I do George Bush. The reason is, Blair knows better, Blair is not an idiot. What is he doing hanging around this guy? – Michael Moore
  12. A renewed commitment to the freedom and opportunity of our people is the touchstone of our time. In this new century, where tests are many and challenges change with the shifting of the wind, we must hold fast to the principles that have made our nation the envy of the world. – Bill Owens
  13. I am not the President. Instead, I hold an even higher office, that of citizen of the United States. – Martin Sheen
  14. I don't really mind what people say about my love life or anything like that, but the one thing is that, yes, I do sing and write all my own music. That is something that I hold really dear. And yeah, I made a fool of myself in front of the world, but it was also great to pick myself back up and go on tour. – Ashlee Simpson
  15. To hold a pen is to be at war. – Voltaire

Usage examples for hold

  1. There were now two of us to hold – Among Malay Pirates And Other Tales Of Adventure And Peril by G. A. Henty
  2. Can you hold out any longer? ” – The Head Girl at the Gables by Angela Brazil
  3. “ " Hold everything," continued Arcot. ” – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  4. When I get hold of him again, I'll make up for lost time. ” – The Princess and Joe Potter by James Otis
  5. “ " Better hold them there, for the time being. ” – Time Crime by H. Beam Piper
  6. “ I'll hold your hand. ” – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith
  7. Hold they interest for you?" ” – The Maid of the Whispering Hills by Vingie E. Roe
  8. “ I could tell you a way to hold it well enough." ” – Rollo's Experiments by Jacob Abbott
  9. “ Mr. Neefit had got such a hold upon him that he had no help for it. ” – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  10. He took right hold o' things. ” – The Turmoil A Novel by Booth Tarkington
  11. Your luck's surely bad, but get hold – Northwest! by Harold Bindloss
  12. Do you hold with them? ” – Judith of the Cumberlands by Alice MacGowan
  13. Hold still till I pull that chair over here. ” – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  14. She meant to hold to them and let the rest go! ” – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  15. Your hand, hold – Toward the Gulf by Edgar Lee Masters
  16. But she had not told herself what she should do with a will of his if she could get hold of it. ” – Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley
  17. You can get that and hold it. ” – Dave Darrin's Fourth Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  18. “ I was afraid he would try to hold us up. ” – When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry by Charles Neville Buck
  19. Why did he always get hold of me so? ” – The Harbor by Ernest Poole

Idioms for hold