Hold Up Synonyms and Antonyms
Synonyms for Hold Up
To lie in wait for and attack; ambush
To interrupt one's course or journey for a brief visit or stay. Often used with by, in, or off:
To increase the amount or intensity of:
To cease or suspend the action of temporarily; stop for an interim:
To rob forcibly
To threaten or assault (a person) with the intent to rob:
To brace is to build extra support for something, to use support to stay balanced yourself, or to prepare someone to receive bad news.
To support or shore up something.
To push with the shoulder or shoulders
To commit burglary in (a building or other premises).
To keep in custody or confinement:
Sustain is defined as to support something or to endure a trial or hardship.
(Intransitive) To protect one's status.
To continue to live after or in spite of
After all others; at the end
At, during, or from the time of actual occurrence or performance:
(Informal) To say or utter. Used chiefly in verbal narration:
Endure is defined as to put up with or to undergo.
resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.
To resist or oppose with determined effort:
Antonyms for Hold Up
To pass, come, go, come into view, act, etc. swiftly, suddenly, or hastily
To permit to have:
The definition of permit is to allow something.
The definition of continue means to remain or go on.
Forward is defined as toward the front, or toward something in advance.
To offer in good faith; pledge:
Words Related to Hold Up
To break in upon (a person) who is speaking, working, etc.; stop or hinder
Display is defined as to show or make visible.
To delay is defined as to postpone, make late or stop for awhile.
To delay action; be a hindrance
To deprive of something injuriously:
To keep from falling or moving; support:
To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
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