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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

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How to use hold on in a sentence?

  1. President Trump:

    I like both these gentlemen very much, i respect their countries very much. The relationship is very special. And I said, ‘I will hold on the termination – let’s see if we can make it a fair deal.’.

  2. Deena Bishop:

    Students did a great job with their training and earthquake preparation, students know to drop, get under something and hold on. That is their desks.

  3. Neda Gould:

    To better understand the process of forgiveness, it might be useful to step back and look at the process of holding on to anger, anger is a form of stress, and so when we hold on to anger it is as though we are turning on the body's stress response, or fight or flight response, chronically. We know that turning on this response chronically leads to wear and tear on the body.

  4. Manish Gupta:

    Equity investors, such as Canadian pension funds, are basically buying assets to hold on for the next 25 years, any assets that are exposed to the economy directly, that's where they would have to look at the credit risk a lot more closely.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Never give up when you strongly believe in something, or deeply love someone, regardless of how adverse it gets and how low you feel at times. Never give up Hope, because the lowest ebb is often the sure sign of tide turning favorably. So, hold on to your Dreams, Beliefs, Values, Love and especially Hope - always!


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