English to Afrikaans Meaning :: hold

Hold :
hou
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Noun(1) the act of grasping(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(5) a state of being confined (usually for a short time(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(9) the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
Verb(1) cause to continue in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., `keep clean'(2) have or hold in one's hands or grip(3) organize or be responsible for(4) have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense(5) keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view(6) maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings(7) to close within bounds, or otherwise limit or deprive of free movement(8) secure and keep for possible future use or application(9) have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices(10) be the physical support of; carry the weight of(11) contain or hold; have within(12) have room for; hold without crowding(13) remain in a certain state, position, or condition(14) support or hold in a certain manner(15) be valid, applicable, or true(16) assert or affirm

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(1) he is determined to hold down inflation(2) he caught hold of her arm(3) a strawberry margarita, but hold the tequila(4) I tightened my hold around her waist a little and kissed the top of her head.(5) His younger brother, Alfred, would hold this same office five years later.(6) he lost his hold and fell(7) It is a scandal that he is allowed to hold such a powerful position in the Republican Party.(8) O'Connell said they had eased their hold on him when he stopped struggling.(9) Their curiosity is endless and finding something to do which is engrossing enough to hold their attention for a while is difficult.(10) He really can't hold his drink well though, half a shandy and he started pouring his little heart out to me on the way back to the hotel.(11) hold your direction to the right(12) She shows that the upbeat view doesn't hold up in the face of a careful examination of the numbers.(13) Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan big enough to hold everything, including the pears.(14) Handwoven out of natural straw, the basket is large enough to hold everything for a daily outing.(15) A policeman caught hold of him and dragged him over the fence to safety, leaving him with nothing more serious than bruises.(16) they are trying to hold public spending to Ôö¼├║244.5 billion
Related Words
(1) hold on ::
hou op
(2) hold back ::
hou terug
(3) on hold ::
op te hou
(4) to hold ::
om vas te hou
(5) hold out ::
uit te hou
(6) hold down ::
Hou onder
(7) hold off ::
hou af
(8) get hold of ::
in die hande kry
(9) hold in ::
hou in
Synonyms
Noun
1. grip ::
greep
2. influence ::
invloed
3. control ::
beheer
4. detention ::
aanhouding
5. grasp ::
greep
6. delay ::
vertraging
7. cargo hold ::
vragruim
8. keep ::
hou
Verb
9. clasp ::
klamp
10. embrace ::
omhels
11. possess ::
besit
12. support ::
ondersteuning
13. detain ::
aanhou
14. maintain ::
handhaaf
15. occupy ::
beset
16. take ::
neem
17. persist ::
voortduur
18. be available ::
beskikbaar
19. convene ::
byeenroep
20. stop ::
stop
21. carry ::
dra
22. apply ::
aansoek doen
23. book ::
boek
24. obligate ::
obligaat
25. concord ::
Concord
26. defend ::
verdedig
27. contain ::
bevat
28. restrain ::
toom
29. obtain ::
verkry
30. deem ::
ag
31. withstand ::
weerstaan
32. adjudge ::
adjudge
33. halt ::
stilstand
34. retain ::
behou
35. give ::
gee
36. bear ::
dra
37. harbor ::
hawe
38. have got ::
het
39. take hold ::
gryp
40. admit ::
erken
Antonyms
1. release ::
vrylating
2. relinquish ::
laat vaar
3. surrender ::
oorgawe
4. yield ::
opbrengs
Different Forms
hold, holden, holds
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Where is he?
Hold on.

Where is he? Hold on.

Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 5


the gods do indeed hold betrothal solemn,

the gods do indeed HOLD betrothal solemn,

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 10


- Can\'t you hold it?
- Not for 2600 years.

- Can't you HOLD it? - Not for 2600 years.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 10


It just makes me want to hold your hand
and do it with you.

It just makes me want to HOLD your hand and do it with you.

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 3


and, uh, hold the rum.

and, uh, HOLD the rum.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 16


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