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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 say take hold in sign language?

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How to use take hold in a sentence?

  1. Maria Van Kerkhove:

    These are areas that we are concerned about because, as we know, as you know, when this virus has an opportunity to really take hold it can grow very, very quickly, any one of these could really take hold and take off very, very quickly and we have seen how this virus affects vulnerable populations, and that's a big worry of ours.

  2. Steven Warren:

    That training is starting to take hold.

  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. Spanish Proverb:

    Take hold lightly let go lightly. This is one of the great secrets of felicity in love.

  5. Henry Ward Beecher:

    Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.


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