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Synonyms for hold on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grasp, hold on(verb)

    hold firmly

    Synonyms:
    dig, apprehend, hang on, persevere, savvy, hang in, stop, keep, persist, grok, compass, get the picture, comprehend, grasp, hold the line

  2. hold on, stop(verb)

    stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments

    "Hold on a moment!"

    Synonyms:
    block up, stop over, halt, hang on, hang in, give up, arrest, block off, hold back, end, finish, keep, lay off, turn back, grasp, hold the line, break off, break, block, stop, blockade, bar, cease, barricade, persist, discontinue, contain, persevere, kibosh, intercept, terminate, quit, check

  3. persevere, persist, hang in, hang on, hold on(verb)

    be persistent, refuse to stop

    "he persisted to call me every night"; "The child persisted and kept asking questions"

    Synonyms:
    hang on, run, stay, keep, die hard, append, hang in, tack, persist, tag on, tack on, prevail, persevere, remain, endure, grasp, stop, hold the line

  4. hang on, hold the line, hold on(verb)

    hold the phone line open

    "Please hang on while I get your folder"

    Synonyms:
    append, hold the line, hang on, tag on, hang in, tack, keep, persist, persevere, stop, tack on, grasp

  5. keep, hold on(verb)

    retain possession of

    "Can I keep my old stuffed animals?"; "She kept her maiden name after she married"

    Synonyms:
    go along, keep on, stop, hang on, go on, keep, restrain, hold back, observe, persist, save, hold, prevent, hang in, retain, persevere, keep back, sustain, maintain, keep open, hold the line, grasp, celebrate, hold open, preserve, proceed, continue, stay fresh

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hold on

    Synonyms:
    (Active.) continue, maintain, keep up, push forward

  2. hold on

    Synonyms:
    (Neuter.) cling, stick, hold fast, keep hold of

  3. hold on

    Synonyms:
    (Neuter.) continue, remain, endure, last

  4. hold on

    Synonyms:
    persevere, persist, be steady, be steadfast, be constant, go on, keep on, keep one's course, keep or maintain one's ground, stick to it, not give it up, stand fast, stand firm

How to pronounce hold on?

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How to say hold on in sign language?

  1. holdon

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#64307grok
#229254kibosh

How to use hold on in a sentence?

  1. James Cakmak:

    They seem to have a better hold on mobile and are navigating the transition to mobile usage better than expected.

  2. Green Day:

    We have unfortunately made the difficult decision to postpone our upcoming shows in Asia due to the health + travel concerns with coronavirus. We know it sucks, as we were looking forward to seeing you all, but hold on to your tickets we'll be announcing the new dates very soon.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    H.O.P.E. = Hold On. Pain Ends.

  4. Nick Sandow:

    The film depicts the early 1990s. The Gotti trial was the last straw in the coffin, it was the end of an era and he was trying to hold on to this idea of something that really wasn't there anymore.

  5. Charlie Lovelady:

    I noticed her speech was impaired, and I asked her if she was alright, and she was stumbling over her words and it was getting worse by the minute, i knew the symptoms of a stroke because I lost my father from a stroke so I told her hold on and immediately got her help.


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