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Princeton's WordNet

  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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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  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. Centre County:

    Pennsylvania State Police continue to chase down new leads and take a fresh look at old leads and we continue to hold out hope that something will break out in this case, everybody, regardless of what position they held, deserves this kind of attention. In any missing persons case, he's not the only one, we feel discouraged when we can't answer the questions for the family, but it doesn't change our dedication to the case.

  2. Chester Liaw:

    This is indicative of the new normal advocated by President Xi, double-digit industrial production levels will be a thing of the past. It is highly unlikely that retail sales will hold out for long above the 10 percent mark as well.

  3. Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff:

    We still hold out a small but vanishing hope that the department will follow its legal obligations. But it is certainly my sense that this is a top-down instruction from the president to stonewall every congressional request no matter how reasonable.

  4. Leonid Volkov:

    Alexey Navalny is now in the colony, Alexey Navalny life hanging on a thread, alexey Navalny has been on a hunger strike for several weeks now, demanding medical attention. Alexey Navalny condition is critical, and we do not know how much longer Alexey Navalny can hold out. But it is clear that we do not have time.

  5. Derek Chollet:

    Perhaps Mattis feels as though he has to test the proposition for himself, but I don't hold out much hope that he's going to get anywhere. If anything, he could expose himself as out of step with his boss, if he sends a tough message to the Russians, and they say: 'that's very interesting but your boss doesn't agree,' - then that's going to be an interesting conversation.


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