Hold synonyms and antonyms

hōld

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The definition of grasp is a firm hold on something.
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Clinch (vt. 1)
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To contain is defined as to serve as a vessel or holder for something, to be made up of different things or the act of restraining yourself or your emotions.
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(Cricket) To end a player's innings by catching a hit ball before the first bounce. [from 18th c.]
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To keep within limits; restrict
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To keep in an existing state; preserve or retain:
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To cease operating or functioning
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To have in one's grasp
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To hold onto something securely or closely.
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To be valid
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To contain
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To provide lodging for:
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To place or lean (something) against a support
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To fit closely; link; intertwine
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A manner of grasping and holding:
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To confine or restrict as if with cord:
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To have in one's grasp
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To be valid
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To act as one appointed to decide the winners of:
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(Intransitive) To prepare for something bad, as an impact or blow.
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To support something or someone by supplying evidence; to corroborate or substantiate.
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To support from sinking; to sustain with strength; to satisfy in part or for the time.
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The definition of adhere means to stick to something, either literally or figuratively.
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To have in one's grasp
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To have in one's grasp
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Cradle is defined as to put in a low bed for an infant or to hold in a protective manner.
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To keep from yielding to, being affected by, or enjoying
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To hold fast or adhere to something, as by grasping, sticking, embracing, or entwining:
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To take root, become established
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To carry on through, despite hardships; undergo or suffer:
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To support from below; keep from falling or sinking; prop:
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To put in legal possession of a particular thing; assign ownership to
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To attach firmly to something else, as by pinning or nailing.
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To guard from attack; keep from harm or danger; protect
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To produce on a stage, to perform a play.
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To control, restrict, or arrest
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To arrange or give (a party, for example).
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To allow to enter a hospital or similar facility for treatment.
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To have in one's grasp
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To become combined or joined together; become one or as one, by adhering, associating, etc.
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To hold in the palm of the hand.
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To secure (a nail, bolt, etc. that has been driven through something) by bending or flattening the projecting end
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To have in one's grasp
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To have in one's grasp
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To remain in a state or condition; stay:
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To possess is to have an overwhelming thought or a demon taking over your mind or body.
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To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.
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To remain firm
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To come into legal operation in connection with anything; to vest.
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To exist is defined as to be real, have life or be present.
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The definition of continue means to remain or go on.
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To be valid
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To be valid
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To exert an influence:
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Regard is to think of someone or something in a particular way.
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To assert the truth of, to affirm with confidence; to declare in a positive manner.
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(Figuratively) To accept responsibility for.
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To give support or substance to:
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To keep erect; to support; to sustain; to keep from falling; to maintain.
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To prop (something) from below.
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To support; often used with up
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(Nautical) To sail close to the wind.
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To support; often used with up
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To have in one's grasp
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To permit to be issued, shown, published, broadcast, etc.; put into circulation
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Used other than as an idiom: see let,‎ go.
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To be valid
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To pierce, puncture, or penetrate with a pointed instrument:
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To exist; live
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To call to mind; remember:
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To bring into a group, class, set, or total as a (new) part or member.
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To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
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To stop; check.
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To hold up; support:
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To possess or use the time or capacity of; to engage the service of.
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To attract one's attention as if by a magic spell.
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To give up (something) completely or forever
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To quit is to stop doing something, or to formally leave a job.
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To control or restrain:
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(Idiomatic, intransitive, of a train) To approach a station.
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To control, restrict, or arrest
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Excite is defined as to stir up emotions, action or strong reactions.
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Appreciation is defined as feelings of thankfulness.
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A detaining or being detained
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A delay, as a formal delay in a proceeding.
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The definition of deem is to believe or judge.
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To try to cure by special care or treatment:
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To have in one's grasp
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To have in one's grasp
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(Idiomatic) To continue, to hold and to manage well.
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(Computing, slang) To illicitly obtain "super-user" or "root" access into a computer system thereby having access to all of the user files on that system; pwn.
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To be left or left over when the rest has been taken away, destroyed, or disposed of in some way
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To accept as true, particularly without absolute certainty (i.e., as opposed to knowing)
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Used in the imperative for the purpose of calling attention.
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To compel, constrain, or unite:
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To carry is to transport or support the weight of something or someone, or to assume responsibility for someone or something, or to walk and act in a certain manner.
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To grasp and hold tightly:
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To assign some quality to.
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Control is defined as to command, restrain, or manage.
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To accept readily; avail oneself of
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To allow oneself to think about; have in mind; consider
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To feel is defined as to be aware of someone or something touching you, to explore something by touch, using your sense of touch to guide you or experiencing emotions.
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To put a considerable quantity of something into
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A quantity whose value depends on the value given to one or more related quantities. For example, the area of a square is a function of the length of its sides.
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(--- Sports) To keep (an opponent) from making a gain or scoring; also, to cover (a goal or area) in defensive play
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To hypnotize.
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To cease or suspend the action of temporarily; stop for an interim:
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(Obsolete) To invest with property.
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To put off until later; defer; delay
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To keep from injury, peril, or harm; protect.
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(Intransitive) to apply a force such that an object comes toward the person or thing applying the force
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To engross or hold (the gaze or attention, for example).
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In a steady manner
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To keep from being revealed, published, or circulated:
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The casting out of an evil spirit that has possessed someone; exorcism.
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To withhold or reject belief.
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To give up; renounce (a habit, idea, etc.)
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To do away with; wipe out; abolish, withdraw, etc.
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To leave (anything that depends on one's presence to survive, exist, or succeed), especially when contrary to a promise or obligation; to abandon; to forsake.
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To come to an end; stop:
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To stop; pause:
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Lose is defined as to wind up without something or to fail in a competition.
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(Intransitive, of a sound or song) To lower in pitch, tempo, key, or other quality.
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To embrace
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To hold steadfastly to; cherish:
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To lay stress upon, emphasize
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To press hard on or together; compress:
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To enclose or carry in the bosom; to keep with care; to take to heart; to cherish.
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(Slang) To cheat, swindle, or rob.
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To enclose protectively.
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To keep from proceeding; delay or retard:
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To pick up suddenly.
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Enthrall is defined as to enslave someone or to completely take over someone's attention.
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To capture or hold the attention of completely; hold spellbound
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To get possession of by unscrupulous methods
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(Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
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To prevent (a pupil) to advance in a course
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To keep in store for future or special use.
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(Intransitive) To brag; to talk loudly in praise of oneself.
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To exact, compel or secure by influence; to deserve, claim.
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To have or experience with joy; get pleasure from; relish
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Simple past tense of bite
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To operate or apply a brake.
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Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
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To inhibit or restrain; hold back:
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To control, restrict, or arrest
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To decrease, limit, or block the action or function of something in the body, as an enzyme or organ.
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In a particular relationship:
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To control, restrict, or arrest
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To restrain is defined as to hold back or keep under control.
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To opine is to share your thoughts or opinion.
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To consider or regard:
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To make a solemn promise. See also oath.
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To adduce (something) as a reason, excuse, support etc.
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To assert is defined as to make a statement with full confidence of its truth and factuality.
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To avow; confess.
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To declare openly or admit frankly
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To state a new fact, typically without providing evidence to prove it is true.
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To state openly a choice, opinion, etc. (for or against)
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To state as a determination of fact:
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To declare to be a fact.
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To become aware of; perceive:
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To prove valid under scrutiny.
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To prove valid under scrutiny.
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To undergo washing without fading or other damage:
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(May take two objects) To estimate or predict (a duration or probability) for (something).
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Any of various grasping devices having hinged tines or jaws that close around an object or load, used especially in lifting or dragging heavy items.
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The knowledge that is acquired in this way.
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(Countable) An informal contract, mutual agreement.
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Practical understanding or shrewdness:
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To have to do with; affect; concern
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Free means to release or let go.
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(Informal, Dial.) To take legal action (against)
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To sew loose folds into (a skirt); gather
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Simple past tense and past participle of own
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(Archaic) To have or express as an opinion.
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In a true manner; truly, truthfully, accurately, etc.
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Simple past tense and past participle of plan
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Understanding
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the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
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the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
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(Nautical) A hold on a ship (a ship's hold includes the forehold and stern hold), used to store cargo during a voyage.
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the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
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A part that is designed to be held or operated with the hand:
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Something, such as a handle, that is suited to a grip by the hand.
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The condition of being detained; detention
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Any significant restraint or control over a person’s freedom to ensure his or her presence at a hearing or trial in a criminal action.
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The act of delaying; postponement:
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time during which some action is awaited
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A period of waiting
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keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view
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(Colloquial) To defraud, to rip off.
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Regarding a decision of a court or court panel that has more than one judge, to agree with the opinion of another judge, but not necessarily for all the same reasons or for a different reason altogether. See also dissent.
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A town of eastern Massachusetts on the Concord River west-northwest of Boston. An early battle of the American Revolution was fought here on April 19, 1775. In the 19th century the town was noted as an intellectual and literary center.
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To regard, consider, or deem:
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The definition of oblige is to compel, force or obligate someone to do something by force, or to do as someone wishes, or to be indebted to someone.
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To obligate is to bind by a duty, promise or a contract.
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(Idiomatic) to fulfil / fulfill or complete one's part of an agreement
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To arrange or agree to:
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To provide a place, home, or habitat for:
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To accept, as with a belief.
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(Idiomatic, chiefly UK) To have, own or possess.
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To book is defined as to make reservations for something in advance.
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To cause to become moderate; make less extreme, violent, etc.; restrain
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Prevail is to be widespread or victorious.
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(Archaic) To arrive at; reach or achieve
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To put to use; to use or employ for a particular purpose, or in a particular case; to appropriate; to devote; as, to apply money to the payment of a debt.
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To develop a strong interest in, especially in a sudden manner; to be infatuated with.
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To refuse to obey.
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To resist or oppose with determined effort:
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have or hold in one's hands or grip
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To have in one's grasp
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To enclose is defined as to surround, or to include inside of something.
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To have in one's grasp
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To have in one's grasp
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To bring about; effect:
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To have in one's grasp
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To have in one's grasp
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To exist as an independent fact of (external) reality.
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(Archaic) To give (something) off.
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(Slang) To work as a prostitute
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To exert or have influence on; have an effect on the nature, behavior, development, action, or thought of
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To involve the interest, or concern, of; have an effect upon
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To provide (a company) with leverage.
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To have confidence; trust
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To keep (a physical object that one has obtained) to oneself rather than giving it back to its owner.
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To possess or contain as a part, characteristic, attribute, etc.
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(Psychology) A subjective feeling experienced in response to a thought or other stimulus; mood, emotion, especially as demonstrated in external physical signs. [from 19th c.]
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Plural form of clutch
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(Intransitive) To be conformable; to resemble; to coincide; to correspond.
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To hold tightly with the arms or hands; grasp firmly; embrace
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Argue is defined as to verbally disagree with someone.
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To strive in debate; to engage in discussion; to dispute; to argue.
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(Idiomatic) To keep; to store something for someone
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To contain
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