Complete Definition of "on hold"

English

Adjective
en-adj|-|sg=on hold

#idiom delayed|Delayed; postponed.
#: This project is on hold until we can get more information.

  1. Waiting on a telephone call.

#: I have been on hold for 45 minutes listening to a recording about how important my call is to them.

  1. On reserve; being held for someone.

#: I have a book on hold for me at the library.

See also
hold on

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