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Synonyms for holding
ˈhoʊl dɪŋhold·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. retention, keeping, holdingnoun

    the act of retaining something

    Synonyms:
    property, memory, retentiveness, keeping, guardianship, belongings, safekeeping, retentivity, retention

  2. property, belongings, holdingnoun

    something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone

    "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";

    Synonyms:
    attribute, prop, retention, keeping, belongings, property, dimension, place

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Editors Contribution

  1. pertaining

    securing a solid, true connection to.

    the customer tried to claim an order as his own wit the wrong order number.

    Submitted by rinat on June 9, 2017  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. holdingnoun

    Synonyms:
    restraint, retention, checking, continence, tenacity, detention, tenure, incumbency

    Antonyms:
    incontinence, release

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How to use holding in a sentence?

  1. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid:

    They spend a lot of time these Republicans, spending a lot of energy trying to separate themselves from Donald Trump. But as long as they're holding a Supreme Court seat open for him, they're his minions. They're his enablers, we're going to ensure that every American knows that as long as Senate Republicans are fighting to let Trump shape the Supreme Court for a generation or more, there's no daylight between them and Trump.

  2. Justin Chase Campbell:

    Love is not a gamble when your holding all the cards.

  3. Asa Hutchinson:

    This is a pivotal moment in our race against the Covid virus. We have school coming up. We have a lot of sports activities that people are expecting and anxious about, and what's holding us back is a low vaccination rate.

  4. James Galbraith:

    It's not just dry on the surface, it's dry right the way down. So what we're seeing are trees suffering as well as pastures. For us farmers, we're just holding on.

  5. Ernest Gaines:

    Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?


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