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Synonyms for hold out

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exsert, stretch out, put out, extend, hold out, stretch forth(verb)

    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 firm(verb)

    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, endure(verb)

    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 out(verb)

    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 out(verb)

    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

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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  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. Nicola Sturgeon:

    So to everyone who, like me, wants this election to herald the real and positive change that will make life better for ordinary people across these islands, I hold out a hand of friendship, the SNP if we are given the chance will be your allies in making that change.

  3. Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald:

    Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said at a news conference in October. FLASHBACK : James Closs FAMILY, COMMUNITY HOLD OUT HOPE 2 MONTHS AFTER TEENS DISAPPEARANCE Emergencylogsreleased days laterappeared to indicate that the cell phone of James Closs mother, 46-year-old Denise Closs, placed the call and that James Closs, 56-year-old James Closs, answered the door and was the first to be fatally shot. No one talked on that call and we dont know who made it. We heard voices but we cant make out what was said, we do believe James Closs was home at the time the call was made. Detectives pursued thousands of tips, watched dozens of surveillance videos and conducted numerous searches in the effort to find the girl. James Closs, 13, vanished on Oct. 15 after her parents were fatally shot at their home in Barron County, located about 80 miles northeast of Minneapolis. ( Courtesy of Barron County Sheriff's Department via AP, File) Roughly two weeks after she disappeared, a man identified as Kyle Jaenke-Annis, 32, was arrested for allegedly burglarizing the James Closs home. He was reportedly found with two girls tank tops, underwear, and a dress. However, Barron County officials cleared him of any involvement in the teens disappearance. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP The sheriff previously said his office was receiving around 25 tips per day regarding James Closs disappearance. Hed been confident that James Closs was alive somewhere.

  4. Gabriela Falcao:

    If I could go back, I still wouldn't have an abortion, i hold out hope my baby will grow to be like other kids.

  5. State Mike Pompeo:

    Chairman Kim've lived up to Chairman Kim commitments, Chairman Kim continue to hold out hope that he'll live up to his as well.


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