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Synonyms for holdup
ˈhoʊldˌʌpholdup

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. armed robbery, heist, holdup, stickupnoun

    robbery at gunpoint

    Synonyms:
    armed robbery, delay, rip-off, stickup, heist

  2. delay, holdupnoun

    the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time

    Synonyms:
    stickup, time lag, wait, delay, armed robbery, postponement, heist, hold

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  1. List of paraphrases for "holdup":

    stick-up, stickup, hold-up, robbery, heist

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#1275hold
#2071wait
#3446delay
#15562robbery
#42034postponement
#43647heist
#95343holdup

How to use holdup in a sentence?

  1. Mark Meadows of North Carolina:

    To date, every single witness, every single fact has not supported any pause or holdup on foreign aid being attached to any conditions.

  2. Michael McCaul:

    My question is -- what is the holdup ? It's been six months since the conflict started. The atrocities are continuing and the humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate.

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