Definitions For Hold

noun

  • The act of grasping
  • The space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
  • The appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
  • A cell in a jail or prison
  • A stronghold
  • Power by which something or someone is affected or dominated
  • Understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
  • A state of being confined (usually for a short time)
  • Time during which some action is awaited

verb

  • Keep from exhaling or expelling
  • Remain committed to
  • Assert or affirm
  • Keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view
  • Hold the attention of
  • Be in accord; be in agreement
  • Declare to be
  • Bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted
  • Protect against a challenge or attack
  • Aim, point, or direct
  • Drink alcohol without showing ill effects
  • Have or hold in one's hands or grip
  • Be the physical support of; carry the weight of
  • To close within bounds, or otherwise limit or deprive of free movement
  • Cover as for protection against noise or smell
  • Support or hold in a certain manner
  • Organize or be responsible for
  • Maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
  • Cause to stop
  • Have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
  • Secure and keep for possible future use or application
  • Have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices
  • Take and maintain control over, often by violent means
  • Keep from departing
  • Arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
  • Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
  • Stop dealing with
  • Be valid, applicable, or true
  • Be pertinent or relevant or applicable
  • Cause to continue in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., keep clean'
  • Remain in a certain state, position, or condition
  • Contain or hold; have within
  • Be capable of holding or containing
  • Resist or confront with resistance
  • Have room for; hold without crowding
  • Have as a major characteristic
  • To have or keep (something) in your hand, arms, etc.
  • To put your arms around (someone) : to embrace or hug (someone)
  • To put or keep (something or someone) in a specified place or position

Is Hold a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
8
Words with Friends
8

The word Hold is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Hold in a Sentence

  • Hold the rail so you won't fall.
  • He was holding a large package in his arms.
  • Would you hold this for me?

Synonyms for Hold

Antonyms for Hold

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