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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.
Translations: 
    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.
    Translations: 
    • Spanish: detener
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    Etymology: Verb: healdan.Noun: From the verb, influenced by hald (hold, custody).


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