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Synonyms for take hold

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. take hold, take charge, take control(verb)

    assume control

    Synonyms:
    take charge, take control, hold

  2. hold, take hold(verb)

    have or hold in one's hands or grip

    "Hold this bowl for a moment, please"; "A crazy idea took hold of him"

    Synonyms:
    accommodate, book, retain, moderate, view as, support, apply, hold back, harbour, bind, deem, hold up, arrest, hold, take, have, concord, take control, keep, check, make, take for, go for, throw, defy, control, harbor, reserve, obligate, carry, give, adjudge, entertain, nurse, oblige, curb, defend, confine, have got, restrain, take charge, withstand, agree, hold in, halt, contain, concur, maintain, guard, keep back, sustain, prevail, admit, obtain, declare, bear

Wiktionary

  1. take hold(verb)

    Synonyms:
    lay hold

  2. take hold(verb)

    to grasp, seize

    Synonyms:
    lay hold

  3. take hold(verb)

    to take root, become established

    Synonyms:
    lay hold

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How to use take hold in a sentence?

  1. Peter Cardillo:

    Oversold, it was just a matter of time before we see stabilizing prices take hold there.

  2. Phillips Brooks:

    To say, well done to any bit of good work is to take hold of the powers which have made the effort and strengthen them beyond our knowledge.

  3. Joe Biden:

    It would be a catastrophic thing to do for our people and for our economy if we sent people back to work just as we were beginning to see the impact of social distancing take hold only to unleash a second spike in infections.

  4. Harry Tchilinguirian:

    It is unlikely that a trend in crude stock declines will take hold just yet.

  5. Republican Senator Bob Corker:

    To me it appears that things are gradually moving along. We have air flights that are now going in, and it seems to me that this is going to be a year where those things take hold, obviously there's still tremendous human rights abuses that are taking place in Cuba.

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