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hard Tweet Definition of hard Like Definition of hard on Facebook
adjective 
  1. Resistant to pressure.
  2. Requiring a lot of effort to do or understand
a hard problem
  1. Demanding a lot of effort to endure.
a hard life
  1. (context, of a person) , severe, harsh, unfriendly, brutal.
  2. Unquestionable.
hard evidence
  1. Of drink, strong.
  2. Of water, high in dissolved calcium compounds.
  3. (context, slang, vulgar) Sexually aroused.
  4. (bodybuilding) Having muscles that are tightened as a result of intense, regular exercise.
adverb (harder, hardest)
  1. With much strength or energy
     
hold Tweet Definition of hold Like Definition of hold on Facebook
noun 
  1. A grasp or grip.
Keep a firm on the handlebars.
  1. Something reserved or kept.
We have a here for you.
  1. (italbrac, wrestling) A position or grip used to control the opponent.
He got him in a tight and pinned him to the mat.
  1. (nautical) The cargo area of a ship, (often cargo hold).
Put that in the .
  1. (italbrac, gambling) The percentage the house wins on a gamble.
verb (holds, holding, held, held or rarely holden)
  1. (transitive) To grasp or grip.
Hold the pencil like this.
  1. (transitive) To contain or store.
This package holds six bottles.
  1. (transitive) To have and keep possession of something.
Hold my coat for me.
  1. (transitive) To reserve.
Hold a table for us at 7:00.
  1. (transitive) To cause to wait or delay.
Hold the elevator.
  1. (transitive) To detain.
Hold the suspect in this cell.
     
homing Tweet Definition of homing Like Definition of homing on Facebook
verb 
  1. (present participle of, home)
     

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