What is hold on?

  • (verb): Retain possession of.
    Synonyms: keep
    See also — Additional definitions below

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More definitions of "hold on":

  • (verb): Stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments.
    Example: "Hold on a moment!"
    Synonyms: stop
  • (verb): Hold firmly.
    Synonyms: grasp

Famous quotes containing the word hold:

    The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940)

    Poetry is important. No less than science, it seeks a hold upon reality, and the closeness of its approach is the test of its success.
    Babette Deutsch (1895–1982)