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hold out

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  1. exsert, stretch out, put out, extend, hold out, stretch forthverb

    thrust or extend out

    "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"; "the bee exserted its sting"

    Synonyms:
    withstand, bother, crane, bring out, anaesthetise, widen, douse, release, run, put under, hold up, lead, continue, live, poke out, anaesthetize, publish, extend, stand firm, protract, anesthetize, stretch out, draw out, offer, put out, cover, last, incommode, carry, disoblige, go, trouble, discommode, stretch, stretch forth, pass, resist, reach out, retire, unfold, exsert, smother, gallop, live on, expand, endure, anesthetise, issue, prolong, strain, wear, survive, inconvenience, broaden

  2. resist, hold out, withstand, stand firmverb

    stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

    Synonyms:
    live, exsert, reject, hold firm, stand pat, stand, last, refuse, stretch forth, wear, hold up, fend, withstand, stand fast, hold, balk, live on, dissent, put out, stretch out, extend, jib, go, endure, stand firm, defy, baulk, survive, protest, resist

  3. wear, hold out, endureverb

    last and be usable

    "This dress wore well for almost ten years"

    Synonyms:
    wear thin, digest, weather, abide, tolerate, support, prevail, run, put up, tire, don, put on, endure, wear out, live, extend, stick out, have on, last, assume, stand firm, stretch out, put out, break, fall apart, jade, brave, tire out, wear upon, go, get into, bust, hold up, brave out, die hard, stretch forth, wear off, resist, outwear, brook, exsert, withstand, persist, suffer, wear down, stand, weary, stomach, fatigue, live on, survive, fag out, wear, bear

  4. hold outverb

    wait uncompromisingly for something desirable

    "He held out for the dessert and did not touch the cheeses"

    Synonyms:
    go, exsert, last, resist, live, hold up, withstand, live on, stretch out, put out, extend, wear, endure, stand firm, survive, stretch forth

  5. survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold outverb

    continue to live through hardship or adversity

    "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?"

    Synonyms:
    subsist, perish, give way, run, endure, lead, experience, give out, conk out, operate, travel, hold, function, die, sustain, stretch forth, last, go away, weather, prevail, go, brave out, rifle, defy, persist, run low, stick up, plump, digest, stomach, hold water, break, pass away, drop dead, withstand, stretch out, tolerate, abide, blend in, run short, get going, locomote, pull through, be, come through, live, cash in one's chips, kick the bucket, blend, stick out, brook, stand up, bear, fit, suffer, pull round, outlast, populate, inhabit, belong, dwell, give-up the ghost, go bad, survive, get, stand, expire, become, exist, live on, croak, move, choke, pop off, sound, make it, wear, extend, start, depart, decease, outlive, pass, proceed, break down, exit, conk, fail, buy the farm, detain, hold up, put out, know, brave, put up, exsert, snuff it, resist, support, die hard, stand firm, work, delay

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  1. hold out

    Synonyms:
    (Active.) offer, propose, hold forth

  2. hold out

    Synonyms:
    (Neuter.) last, endure, continue

  3. hold out

    Synonyms:
    (neuter.) not yield, not be subdued

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How to use hold out in a sentence?

  1. Rochelle Walensky:

    I have three kids. ... And my parents are not going to be joining us this year, it's just awful. But what I really hold out for is that my parents are pretty healthy, and I would never forgive Rochelle Walensky if I put them in harm's way. And I'm just looking forward to a 2021 when we can be together.

  2. Gil Garcetti:

    Marcia Clark The lead prosecutor is a very good lawyer, but one of the things with Marcia Clark The lead prosecutor was that Marcia Clark The lead prosecutor did n’t heed the advice of our trial consultant who told Marcia Clark The lead prosecutor not to pick African-American women — particularly black mothers — for that jury, marcia Clark The lead prosecutor did n’t listen and once Marcia Clark The lead prosecutor did that, there was no chance that we ’d get a guilty verdict, although I still thought we ’d get two or three jurors to hold out for a hung jury.

  3. Alan Bjerga:

    It would have been a long low-price cycle in any case, but it would have been on the long side, the trade war definitely prolonged it. And that definitely was a problem for farmers who really weren't able to hold out anymore.

  4. Arnaud Lacroix:

    We can't hold out much longer.

  5. David Bumbaca:

    Now I don't know how long my love of this land will hold out. I'm thinking more about selling and moving away than investing at this point, it's not a good situation for my family, and these things weigh on you.


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