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Synonyms for holding
ˈhoʊl dɪŋhold·ing

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  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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  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  

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  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. Portland Police Bureau:

    At 5:30 p.m., detectives discovered that David Dahlen had escaped the secure holding cell David Dahlen was in. The building was immediately locked down and additional resources were called in, it was later confirmed that David Dahlen had gotten out of the building and was last seen running north.

  2. Kelly Ripa:

    Supposedly ABC's investment in GMA may mean nixing ‘Live!’ in favor of another hour of their morning show, with Strahan holding down the fort, if there is any truth to that then Ripa may feel like she has nothing to lose in not showing up for her show. ABC has already proven that whatever their plan is, she and the rest of the ‘Live!’ crew are not a part of it.

  3. Brian Laundrie:

    I was holding onto the keys because I didn’t want to go anywhere, and my big fear is — I don’t have my phone. I don’t have a phone. So if she goes off without me (inaudible), I’m on my own.

  4. Jacinda Ardern:

    I want to normalize it, if we want to make workplaces more open, we need to acknowledge logistical challenges... by being more open it might create a path for other women.Clarke Gayford( C) claps while holding Clarke Gayford daughter Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford. {.

  5. Charles Kuck:

    In some cases, holding cells lack toilet paper or do not provide sanitary pads or tampons for women and girls who are menstruating. this is not new.


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