held - meaning in Marathi

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Pronunciation of hold



  1. धरावे


  1. पकड (f)
  2. पगडा (m)


  1. धरणे
  2. बाळगणे

Inflected forms

holds (noun plural)
held (verb past tense)
holding (verb present participle)
holds (verb present tense)

Definitions and Meaning of hold in English

hold - noun
  1. the act of grasping
    - he has a strong grip for an old man
    - she kept a firm hold on the railing
  2. understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
  3. power by which something or someone is affected or dominated
  4. time during which some action is awaited
    - he ordered a hold in the action
  5. a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
    - the prisoner is on hold
    - he is in the custody of police
  6. a stronghold
  7. a cell in a jail or prison
  8. the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
    - it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip
  9. the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
hold - verb
  1. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g.,
    - hold in place
    - She always held herself as a lady
    - The students keep me on my toes
  2. have or hold in one's hands or grip
    - A crazy idea took hold of him
  3. organize or be responsible for
    - have, throw, or make a party
    - give a course
  4. have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    - He has got two beautiful daughters
    - She holds a Master's degree from Harvard
  5. keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view
    - view as important
    - hold these truths to be self-evident
    - I hold him personally responsible
  6. maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
    - entertain interesting notions
    - harbor a resentment
  7. to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement
    - About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade
    - The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center
    - The terrorists held the journalists for ransom
  8. secure and keep for possible future use or application
    - I reserve the right to disagree
  9. have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices
    - He held the governorship for almost a decade
  10. be the physical support of; carry the weight of
    - He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam
    - What's holding that mirror?
  11. contain or hold; have within
    - The canteen holds fresh water
    - This can contains water
  12. have room for; hold without crowding
    - The theater admits 300 people
    - The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people
  13. remain in a certain state, position, or condition
    - They held on the road and kept marching
  14. support or hold in a certain manner
    - He carried himself upright
  15. be valid, applicable, or true
  16. assert or affirm
  17. have as a major characteristic
    - The book holds in store much valuable advise
  18. be capable of holding or containing
    - The flask holds one gallon
  19. arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
    - The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family
    - please hold a table at Maxim's
  20. protect against a challenge or attack
    - Hold the bridge against the enemy's attacks
  21. bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted
    - I'll hold you by your promise
  22. hold the attention of
    - This story held our interest
    - She can hold an audience spellbound
  23. remain committed to
  24. resist or confront with resistance
    - The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear
    - The bridge held
  25. be pertinent or relevant or applicable
    - This theory holds for all irrational numbers
    - The same rules go for everyone
  26. stop dealing with
  27. lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits
    - hold your tongue
    - hold your temper
    - control your anger
  28. keep from departing
    - Hold the horse
  29. take and maintain control over, often by violent means
  30. cause to stop
    - Arrest the progress
    - halt the presses
  31. cover as for protection against noise or smell
    - hold one's nose
  32. drink alcohol without showing ill effects
    - he had drunk more than he could carry
  33. aim, point, or direct
  34. declare to be
    - judge held that the defendant was innocent
  35. be in accord; be in agreement
    - I can't agree with you!
    - I hold with those who say life is sacred
    - Both philosophers concord on this point
  36. keep from exhaling or expelling

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