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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Antonyms Hypernym Usage Entailments Verb Group
have 1202 Have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense She has $1,000 in the bank, He has got two beautiful daughters, “She holds a Master’s degree from Harvard” Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data Have
keep 206 Keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., keep clean, hold in place, She always held herself as a lady, The students keep me on my toes Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
hold 79 Keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., keep clean, hold in place, She always held herself as a lady, The students keep me on my toes Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
hold 65 Have or hold in one’s hands or grip Hold this bowl for a moment, please, A crazy idea took hold of him Verb let go of No Data No Data No Data No Data
hold 62 Organize or be responsible for hold a reception, have, throw, or make a party, give a course Verb No Data direct No Data No Data No Data
agree 62 Be in accord; be in agreement We agreed on the terms of the settlement, “I can’t agree with you!”, I hold with those who say life is sacred, Both philosophers concord on this point Verb disagree No Data No Data No Data Agree
maintain 41 Keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., keep clean, hold in place, She always held herself as a lady, The students keep me on my toes Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
contain 34 Contain or hold; have within The jar carries wine, The canteen holds fresh water, This can contains water Verb No Data include No Data No Data Contain
have 30 Organize or be responsible for hold a reception, have, throw, or make a party, give a course Verb No Data direct No Data No Data No Data
give 29 Organize or be responsible for hold a reception, have, throw, or make a party, give a course Verb No Data direct No Data No Data No Data
apply 29 Be pertinent or relevant or applicable The same laws apply to you!, This theory holds for all irrational numbers, The same rules go for everyone Verb No Data refer No Data No Data Lend oneself
hold 26 Have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense She has $1,000 in the bank, He has got two beautiful daughters, “She holds a Master’s degree from Harvard” Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data Have
hold 20 Keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view take for granted, view as important, hold these truths to be self-evident, I hold him personally responsible Verb No Data see No Data No Data Hold
control 20 Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits moderate your alcohol intake, hold your tongue, hold your temper, control your anger Verb No Data restrain No Data No Data No Data
hold 17 Maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings) bear a grudge, entertain interesting notions, harbor a resentment Verb No Data feel No Data No Data No Data
hold 17 To close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement This holds the local until the express passengers change trains, 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 Verb No Data disable No Data No Data No Data
have got 16 Have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense She has $1,000 in the bank, He has got two beautiful daughters, “She holds a Master’s degree from Harvard” Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data Have
hold 14 Secure and keep for possible future use or application The landlord retained the security deposit, I reserve the right to disagree Verb No Data keep No Data No Data No Data
support 14 Be the physical support of; carry the weight of The beam holds up the roof, He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam, “What’s holding that mirror?” Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
view as 13 Keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view take for granted, view as important, hold these truths to be self-evident, I hold him personally responsible Verb No Data see No Data No Data Hold
deem 13 Keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view take for granted, view as important, hold these truths to be self-evident, I hold him personally responsible Verb No Data see No Data No Data Hold
declare 9 Declare to be She was declared incompetent, judge held that the defendant was innocent Verb No Data evaluate No Data No Data No Data
defy 9 Resist or confront with resistance The politician defied public opinion, The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear, The bridge held Verb No Data resist No Data No Data No Data
hold 9 Have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices She bears the title of Duchess, He held the governorship for almost a decade Verb No Data have No Data No Data No Data
hold 9 Be the physical support of; carry the weight of The beam holds up the roof, He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam, “What’s holding that mirror?” Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
halt 8 Cause to stop Halt the engines, Arrest the progress, halt the presses Verb No Data stop No Data No Data No Data
grip 7 The act of grasping he released his clasp on my arm, he has a strong grip for an old man, she kept a firm hold on the railing Noun No Data grasping No Data No Data No Data
hold 7 Contain or hold; have within The jar carries wine, The canteen holds fresh water, This can contains water Verb No Data include No Data No Data Contain
appreciation 7 Understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something he has a good grasp of accounting practices Noun No Data understanding No Data No Data No Data
withstand 6 Resist or confront with resistance The politician defied public opinion, The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear, The bridge held Verb No Data resist No Data No Data No Data
prevail 5 Be valid, applicable, or true This theory still holds Verb No Data exist No Data No Data No Data
concur 5 Be in accord; be in agreement We agreed on the terms of the settlement, “I can’t agree with you!”, I hold with those who say life is sacred, Both philosophers concord on this point Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data Agree
carry 5 Support or hold in a certain manner She holds her head high, He carried himself upright Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
hold 5 The act of grasping he released his clasp on my arm, he has a strong grip for an old man, she kept a firm hold on the railing Noun No Data grasping No Data No Data No Data
check 5 Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits moderate your alcohol intake, hold your tongue, hold your temper, control your anger Verb No Data restrain No Data No Data No Data
harbor 4 Maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings) bear a grudge, entertain interesting notions, harbor a resentment Verb No Data feel No Data No Data No Data
bear 4 Contain or hold; have within The jar carries wine, The canteen holds fresh water, This can contains water Verb No Data include No Data No Data Contain
carry 4 Contain or hold; have within The jar carries wine, The canteen holds fresh water, This can contains water Verb No Data include No Data No Data Contain
hold up 4 Be the physical support of; carry the weight of The beam holds up the roof, He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam, “What’s holding that mirror?” Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
handle 4 The appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it he grabbed the hammer by the handle, it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip Noun No Data appendage No Data No Data No Data
hold 3 Support or hold in a certain manner She holds her head high, He carried himself upright Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
hold 3 Have room for; hold without crowding This hotel can accommodate 250 guests, The theater admits 300 people, “The auditorium can’t hold more than 500 people” Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data Contain
hold 3 Remain in a certain state, position, or condition The weather held, They held on the road and kept marching Verb No Data continue No Data No Data No Data
defend 3 Protect against a challenge or attack Hold that position behind the trees!, “Hold the bridge against the enemy’s attacks” Verb No Data protect No Data No Data Hold
make 2 Organize or be responsible for hold a reception, have, throw, or make a party, give a course Verb No Data direct No Data No Data No Data
clutch 2 The act of grasping he released his clasp on my arm, he has a strong grip for an old man, she kept a firm hold on the railing Noun No Data grasping No Data No Data No Data
hold 2 Understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something he has a good grasp of accounting practices Noun No Data understanding No Data No Data No Data
hold 2 Power by which something or someone is affected or dominated he has a hold over them Noun No Data control No Data No Data No Data
delay 2 Time during which some action is awaited instant replay caused too long a delay, he ordered a hold in the action Noun No Data pause No Data No Data No Data
wait 2 Time during which some action is awaited instant replay caused too long a delay, he ordered a hold in the action Noun No Data pause No Data No Data No Data
accommodate 2 Have room for; hold without crowding This hotel can accommodate 250 guests, The theater admits 300 people, “The auditorium can’t hold more than 500 people” Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data Contain
take hold 2 Have or hold in one’s hands or grip Hold this bowl for a moment, please, A crazy idea took hold of him Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
contain 2 Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits moderate your alcohol intake, hold your tongue, hold your temper, control your anger Verb No Data restrain No Data No Data No Data
guard 2 Protect against a challenge or attack Hold that position behind the trees!, “Hold the bridge against the enemy’s attacks” Verb No Data protect No Data No Data Hold
hold 2 Assert or affirm “Roussea’s philosophy holds that people are inherently good” Verb No Data affirm No Data No Data Deem
hold 2 Be valid, applicable, or true This theory still holds Verb No Data exist No Data No Data No Data
curb 2 Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits moderate your alcohol intake, hold your tongue, hold your temper, control your anger Verb No Data restrain No Data No Data No Data
take for 2 Keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view take for granted, view as important, hold these truths to be self-evident, I hold him personally responsible Verb No Data see No Data No Data Hold
book 1 Arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance reserve me a seat on a flight, The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family, “please hold a table at Maxim’s” Verb No Data request No Data Procure Reserve
hold 1 Arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance reserve me a seat on a flight, The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family, “please hold a table at Maxim’s” Verb No Data request No Data Procure Reserve
hold 1 Protect against a challenge or attack Hold that position behind the trees!, “Hold the bridge against the enemy’s attacks” Verb No Data protect No Data No Data Hold
hold 1 Be capable of holding or containing “This box won’t take all the items”, The flask holds one gallon Verb No Data be No Data No Data Accommodate, Hold
hold 1 Have as a major characteristic The novel holds many surprises, The book holds in store much valuable advise Verb No Data be No Data No Data No Data
oblige 1 Bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted “He’s held by a contract”, “I’ll hold you by your promise” Verb No Data relate No Data No Data No Data
bind 1 Bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted “He’s held by a contract”, “I’ll hold you by your promise” Verb No Data relate No Data No Data No Data
obtain 1 Be valid, applicable, or true This theory still holds Verb No Data exist No Data No Data No Data
hold 1 Bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted “He’s held by a contract”, “I’ll hold you by your promise” Verb No Data relate No Data No Data No Data
sustain 1 Be the physical support of; carry the weight of The beam holds up the roof, He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam, “What’s holding that mirror?” Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
go for 1 Be pertinent or relevant or applicable The same laws apply to you!, This theory holds for all irrational numbers, The same rules go for everyone Verb No Data refer No Data No Data Lend oneself
hold 1 Remain committed to I hold to these ideas Verb No Data think No Data No Data No Data
clutches 1 The act of grasping he released his clasp on my arm, he has a strong grip for an old man, she kept a firm hold on the railing Noun No Data grasping No Data No Data No Data
custody 1 A state of being confined (usually for a short time) his detention was politically motivated, the prisoner is on hold, he is in the custody of police Noun No Data confinement No Data No Data No Data
grip 1 The appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it he grabbed the hammer by the handle, it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip Noun No Data appendage No Data No Data No Data
throw 1 Organize or be responsible for hold a reception, have, throw, or make a party, give a course Verb No Data direct No Data No Data No Data
hold 1 Hold the attention of The soprano held the audience, This story held our interest, She can hold an audience spellbound Verb No Data capture No Data No Data No Data
nurse 1 Maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings) bear a grudge, entertain interesting notions, harbor a resentment Verb No Data feel No Data No Data No Data
restrain 1 To close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement This holds the local until the express passengers change trains, 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 Verb No Data disable No Data No Data No Data
hold in 1 Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits moderate your alcohol intake, hold your tongue, hold your temper, control your anger Verb No Data restrain No Data No Data No Data
retain 1 Secure and keep for possible future use or application The landlord retained the security deposit, I reserve the right to disagree Verb No Data keep No Data No Data No Data
concord 0 Be in accord; be in agreement We agreed on the terms of the settlement, “I can’t agree with you!”, I hold with those who say life is sacred, Both philosophers concord on this point Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data Agree
hold 0 Be in accord; be in agreement We agreed on the terms of the settlement, “I can’t agree with you!”, I hold with those who say life is sacred, Both philosophers concord on this point Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data Agree
hold 0 Declare to be She was declared incompetent, judge held that the defendant was innocent Verb No Data evaluate No Data No Data No Data
adjudge 0 Declare to be She was declared incompetent, judge held that the defendant was innocent Verb No Data evaluate No Data No Data No Data
hold 0 Aim, point, or direct Hold the fire extinguisher directly on the flames Verb No Data aim No Data No Data No Data
hold 0 Drink alcohol without showing ill effects He can hold his liquor, he had drunk more than he could carry Verb No Data drink No Data No Data No Data
carry 0 Drink alcohol without showing ill effects He can hold his liquor, he had drunk more than he could carry Verb No Data drink No Data No Data No Data
hold 0 Cover as for protection against noise or smell She held her ears when the jackhammer started to operate, “hold one’s nose” Verb No Data cover No Data No Data No Data
hold 0 Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits moderate your alcohol intake, hold your tongue, hold your temper, control your anger Verb No Data restrain No Data No Data No Data
hold 0 Resist or confront with resistance The politician defied public opinion, The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear, The bridge held Verb No Data resist No Data No Data No Data
hold up 0 Resist or confront with resistance The politician defied public opinion, The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear, The bridge held Verb No Data resist No Data No Data No Data
hold 0 Stop dealing with “hold all calls to the President’s office while he is in a meeting” Verb No Data postpone No Data No Data No Data
hold 0 Cause to stop Halt the engines, Arrest the progress, halt the presses Verb No Data stop No Data No Data No Data
hold 0 Take and maintain control over, often by violent means “The dissatisfied students held the President’s office for almost a week” Verb No Data control No Data No Data Defend
hold 0 Keep from departing Hold the taxi, Hold the horse Verb No Data prevent No Data No Data No Data
moderate 0 Lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits moderate your alcohol intake, hold your tongue, hold your temper, control your anger Verb No Data restrain No Data No Data No Data
hold 0 Be pertinent or relevant or applicable The same laws apply to you!, This theory holds for all irrational numbers, The same rules go for everyone Verb No Data refer No Data No Data Lend oneself
arrest 0 Cause to stop Halt the engines, Arrest the progress, halt the presses Verb No Data stop No Data No Data No Data
clasp 0 The act of grasping he released his clasp on my arm, he has a strong grip for an old man, she kept a firm hold on the railing Noun No Data grasping No Data No Data No Data
obligate 0 Bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted “He’s held by a contract”, “I’ll hold you by your promise” Verb No Data relate No Data No Data No Data
cargo area 0 The space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo No Data Noun No Data enclosure No Data No Data No Data
grasp 0 The act of grasping he released his clasp on my arm, he has a strong grip for an old man, she kept a firm hold on the railing Noun No Data grasping No Data No Data No Data
grasp 0 Understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something he has a good grasp of accounting practices Noun No Data understanding No Data No Data No Data
hold 0 Time during which some action is awaited instant replay caused too long a delay, he ordered a hold in the action Noun No Data pause No Data No Data No Data
time lag 0 Time during which some action is awaited instant replay caused too long a delay, he ordered a hold in the action Noun No Data pause No Data No Data No Data
postponement 0 Time during which some action is awaited instant replay caused too long a delay, he ordered a hold in the action Noun No Data pause No Data No Data No Data
detention 0 A state of being confined (usually for a short time) his detention was politically motivated, the prisoner is on hold, he is in the custody of police Noun No Data confinement No Data No Data No Data
detainment 0 A state of being confined (usually for a short time) his detention was politically motivated, the prisoner is on hold, he is in the custody of police Noun No Data confinement No Data No Data No Data
hold 0 A state of being confined (usually for a short time) his detention was politically motivated, the prisoner is on hold, he is in the custody of police Noun No Data confinement No Data No Data No Data
hold 0 A stronghold No Data Noun No Data stronghold Archaism No Data No Data
hold 0 A cell in a jail or prison No Data Noun No Data cell No Data No Data No Data
keep 0 A cell in a jail or prison No Data Noun No Data cell No Data No Data No Data
handgrip 0 The appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it he grabbed the hammer by the handle, it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip Noun No Data appendage No Data No Data No Data
hold 0 The appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it he grabbed the hammer by the handle, it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip Noun No Data appendage No Data No Data No Data
cargo deck 0 The space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo No Data Noun No Data enclosure No Data No Data No Data
reserve 0 Arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance reserve me a seat on a flight, The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family, “please hold a table at Maxim’s” Verb No Data request No Data Procure Reserve
cargo hold 0 The space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo No Data Noun No Data enclosure No Data No Data No Data
hold 0 The space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo No Data Noun No Data enclosure No Data No Data No Data
storage area 0 The space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo No Data Noun No Data enclosure No Data No Data No Data
harbour 0 Maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings) bear a grudge, entertain interesting notions, harbor a resentment Verb No Data feel No Data No Data No Data
entertain 0 Maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings) bear a grudge, entertain interesting notions, harbor a resentment Verb No Data feel No Data No Data No Data
confine 0 To close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement This holds the local until the express passengers change trains, 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 Verb No Data disable No Data No Data No Data
keep back 0 Secure and keep for possible future use or application The landlord retained the security deposit, I reserve the right to disagree Verb No Data keep No Data No Data No Data
hold back 0 Secure and keep for possible future use or application The landlord retained the security deposit, I reserve the right to disagree Verb No Data keep No Data No Data No Data
bear 0 Have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices She bears the title of Duchess, He held the governorship for almost a decade Verb No Data have No Data No Data No Data
clench 0 The act of grasping he released his clasp on my arm, he has a strong grip for an old man, she kept a firm hold on the railing Noun No Data grasping No Data No Data No Data
admit 0 Have room for; hold without crowding This hotel can accommodate 250 guests, The theater admits 300 people, “The auditorium can’t hold more than 500 people” Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data Contain
bear 0 Support or hold in a certain manner She holds her head high, He carried himself upright Verb No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
contain 0 Be capable of holding or containing “This box won’t take all the items”, The flask holds one gallon Verb No Data be No Data No Data Accommodate, Hold
take 0 Be capable of holding or containing “This box won’t take all the items”, The flask holds one gallon Verb No Data be No Data No Data Accommodate, Hold
hold 0 Keep from exhaling or expelling hold your breath Verb No Data restrain No Data No Data No Data
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How many meanings does the word "Holds" have?

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The word "Holds" has 130 meanings. The most frequent meaning is have.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Holds"?

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The word "Holds" has 427 hyponyms which are: administer, guide, head, hold, operate, embrace, incorporate, inhere in, involve, subsume, apply, focus on, matter to, abstract, call, capitalize, consider, deem, disrespect, expect, favor, idealize, identify, include, like, make, prize, receive, reconsider, reify, relativize, respect, confine, control, inhibit, anger, burn, chafe, cool off, die, fly high, fume, glow, harbor, incline, pride, recapture, rejoice, repent, sadden, smolder, suffer, sympathize, take pride, lay up, nobble, pinion, restrain, carry over, deny, retain, save, store, withhold, accept, approve, assign, calculate, choose, declare, disapprove, fail, impute, measure, pass, prejudge, rate, reappraise, reject, review, stand, test, think, defy, hold off, outbrave, stand out, stand up, bear, carry, keep, monopolize, stock, sustain, wield, brake, bring up, check, cut, draw up, flag down, halt, rein, stall, clasp, appreciation, comprehension, grasping, hindsight, insight, realization, self-knowledge, smattering, coexist, come, distribute, dwell, endanger, flow, indwell, kick around, preexist, prevail, appendicle, handhold, handle, tailpiece, ride, run on, body guard, charm, cover, cover for, defend, guard, immunize, insure, look out, mothproof, overprotect, safeguard, shield, wall, authority, corporatism, iron fist, blackout, caesura, dead air, delay, halftime, lapse, letup, respite, time-out, assure, attest, claim, protest, appeal, ask, ask out, beg, challenge, demand, desire, encore, excuse, invite, order, petition, reserve, solicit, supplicate, abound, account, account for, act, answer, appear, bake, balance, be well, beat, begin, belong, breathe, buy, clean, cohere, come in for, come in handy, compact, compare, confuse, connect, consist, contain, continue, cost, count, cut across, deck, depend, deserve, disagree, diverge, draw, end, fall, feel, figure, fit, gape, go, gravitate, hail, hang, hoodoo, hum, impend, incarnate, iridesce, jumble, kill, lend, let go, lie, litter, loiter, look, lubricate, make sense, mope, object, osculate, owe, pay, point, press, promise, prove, put out, rage, range, rank, recognize, relate, remain, represent, rest, retard, run, run into, rut, seem, seethe, sell, shine, sparkle, specify, squat, stagnate, stand by, stay, stick, stink, subtend, suck, suit, swim, swing, tend, total, translate, transplant, trim, underlie, want, wash, wind, work, bind, get along with, harmonize, mesh, oblige, take back, rethink, see, think of, captivity, constraint, detention, solitary confinement, charge, draw a bead on, level, sight, target, turn, claret, port, pub-crawl, souse, tank, tipple, wine, aluminize, bank, bark, bedaub, blacklead, blanket, blindfold, blinker, board up, bread, brush, butter, canopy, canvas, carpet, clapboard, cloak, coat, coif, concrete, cowl, crape, crown, daub, drape, dust, envelop, face, feather, felt, flake, flash, foil, frost, grass, gravel, grease, hood, jacket, lag, laminate, lime, line, mask, mound over, mulch, oil, paint, pall, paper, parcel, paste, plank, plaster, put on, recover, roof, sheathe, sheet, smother, sod, spray, spread, spritz, steel, straw, tile, turf, veneer, wallpaper, wax, whiteout, wrap, probate, reprieve, suspend, call the shots, corner, dominate, govern, harness, “hold one’s own”, hold sway, internationalize, manage, preoccupy, preside, regiment, steer, blank, exclude, impede, keep away, rain out, cage, cargo area, catchall, chamber, compound, dock, echo chamber, lock, nacelle, pen, pit, playpen, plenum, pound, recess, vivarium, yard, bastion, blockhouse, redoubt, bullpen, cooler, dungeon, guardroom, sweatbox.

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Is the word "Holds" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Holds" has a maximum frequency of 1202.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Holds"?

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The word "Holds" has no synonyms.

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