Is HOLD a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'hold'


  1. HOLD, the act of grasping
  2. HOLD, the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
  3. HOLD, the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
  4. HOLD, a cell in a jail or prison
  5. HOLD, a stronghold
  6. HOLD, power by which something or someone is affected or dominated
  7. HOLD, understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
  8. HOLD, a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
  9. HOLD, time during which some action is awaited


  1. HOLD, keep from exhaling or expelling
  2. HOLD, remain committed to
  3. HOLD, assert or affirm
  4. HOLD, keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view
  5. HOLD, hold the attention of
  6. HOLD, be in accord; be in agreement
  7. HOLD, declare to be
  8. HOLD, bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted
  9. HOLD, protect against a challenge or attack
  10. HOLD, aim, point, or direct
  11. HOLD, drink alcohol without showing ill effects
  12. HOLD, have or hold in one's hands or grip
  13. HOLD, be the physical support of; carry the weight of
  14. HOLD, to close within bounds, or otherwise limit or deprive of free movement
  15. HOLD, cover as for protection against noise or smell
  16. HOLD, support or hold in a certain manner
  17. HOLD, organize or be responsible for
  18. HOLD, maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
  19. HOLD, cause to stop
  20. HOLD, have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
  21. HOLD, secure and keep for possible future use or application
  22. HOLD, have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices
  23. HOLD, take and maintain control over, often by violent means
  24. HOLD, keep from departing
  25. HOLD, arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
  26. HOLD, lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
  27. HOLD, stop dealing with
  28. HOLD, be valid, applicable, or true
  29. HOLD, be pertinent or relevant or applicable
  30. HOLD, cause to continue in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., keep clean'
  31. HOLD, remain in a certain state, position, or condition
  32. HOLD, contain or hold; have within
  33. HOLD, be capable of holding or containing
  34. HOLD, resist or confront with resistance
  35. HOLD, have room for; hold without crowding
  36. HOLD, have as a major characteristic
  37. HOLD, to have or keep (something) in your hand, arms, etc.
  38. HOLD, to put your arms around (someone) : to embrace or hug (someone)
  39. HOLD, to put or keep (something or someone) in a specified place or position

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

How to use the word 'hold' in a sentence

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

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