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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. Joe Biden:

    Now he's suggesting he wants to get the country back opened by Easter, 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.

  2. Dr. A. B. Meldrum:

    Bear in mind, if you are going to amount to anything, that your success does not depend upon the brilliancy and the impetuosity with which you take hold, but upon the ever lasting and sanctified bulldoggedness with which you hang on after you have taken hold.

  3. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat:

    We must not let pessimism take hold, lest it creates self-fulfilling expectations.

  4. 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.

  5. Buenos Aires Kerry:

    It's not all going to change overnight, getting rid of bad habits takes a little bit of time and investment takes a little bit of time to take hold and begin to create momentum.


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