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take hold

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  1. take holdverb

    Synonyms:
    lay hold

  2. take holdverb

    to grasp, seize

    Synonyms:
    lay hold

  3. take holdverb

    to take root, become established

    Synonyms:
    lay hold

Princeton's WordNet

  1. take hold, take charge, take controlverb

    assume control

    Synonyms:
    take charge, take control, hold

  2. hold, take holdverb

    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

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How to use take hold in a sentence?

  1. Honest:

    'God is a Goldin Opportunity' 'you take hold all the opportunity's' 'he shows you' & 'has given to you' n 'There is no limit to your potential goals in life!'

  2. Lou Brien:

    There is confidence that it will take time for the contract to take hold.

  3. William Rhind:

    At the moment, the positive inflationary pressures caused by trade tariffs are being beaten back by dollar strength, as the tariffs take hold and the market adjusts to the effects, we expect inflationary pressures to increase, which will benefit holders of gold and commodities.

  4. 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.

  5. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat:

    Many of our firms are facing weaker top-line growth, rising manpower costs and tighter financing. Workers are anxious as retrenchments has increased, including among professionals, we must not let pessimism take hold, lest it creates self-fulfilling expectations.


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