My Kamusi - Login
username
password
You can Register Here ,   OR
Language
Term
Description
hold (n)
Definition: the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
Example: he grabbed the hammer by the handle. it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip.
Definition in Arabic not available from original source. Member-provided definitions coming soon.
Definition: the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
Example: he grabbed the hammer by the handle. it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip.
hold (v)
Definition: to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement
Example: 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.
Definition: to close within bounds, or otherwise limit or deprive of free movement
Example: 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.
hold (n)
Definition: a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
Example: his detention was politically motivated. the prisoner is on hold. he is in the custody of police.
Definition in Arabic not available from original source. Member-provided definitions coming soon.
Definition: a state of being confined (usually for a short time)
Example: his detention was politically motivated. the prisoner is on hold. he is in the custody of police.
hold (v)
Definition: hold the attention of
Example: The soprano held the audience. This story held our interest. She can hold an audience spellbound.
Definition in Arabic not available from original source. Member-provided definitions coming soon.
hold (v)
Definition: hold the attention of
Example: The soprano held the audience. This story held our interest. She can hold an audience spellbound.
hold (v)
Definition: declare to be
Example: She was declared incompetent. judge held that the defendant was innocent.
Definition: declare to be
Example: She was declared incompetent. judge held that the defendant was innocent.
hold (v)
Definition: keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view
Example: take for granted. view as important. hold these truths to be self-evident. I hold him personally responsible.
Definition: keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view
Example: take for granted. view as important. hold these truths to be self-evident. I hold him personally responsible.
hold (v)
Definition: keep from exhaling or expelling
Example: hold your breath.
Definition in Arabic not available from original source. Member-provided definitions coming soon.
hold (v)
Definition: keep from exhaling or expelling
Example: hold your breath.
hold (v)
Definition: have or hold in one's hands or grip
Example: Hold this bowl for a moment, please. A crazy idea took hold of him.
Definition in Arabic not available from original source. Member-provided definitions coming soon.
Definition: have or hold in one's hands or grip
Example: Hold this bowl for a moment, please. A crazy idea took hold of him.
hold (v)
Definition: stop dealing with
Example: hold all calls to the President's office while he is in a meeting.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
hold (v)
Definition: stop dealing with
Example: hold all calls to the President's office while he is in a meeting.
hold (n)
Definition: power by which something or someone is affected or dominated
Example: he has a hold over them.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
hold (n)
Definition: power by which something or someone is affected or dominated
Example: he has a hold over them.
hold (v)
Definition: aim, point, or direct
Example: Hold the fire extinguisher directly on the flames.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
hold (v)
Definition: aim, point, or direct
Example: Hold the fire extinguisher directly on the flames.
hold (v)
Definition: cause to stop
Example: Halt the engines. Arrest the progress. halt the presses.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
Definition: cause to stop
Example: Halt the engines. Arrest the progress. halt the presses.
hold (v)
Definition: remain in a certain state, position, or condition
Example: The weather held. They held on the road and kept marching.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
hold (v)
Definition: remain in a certain state, position, or condition
Example: The weather held. They held on the road and kept marching.
hold (n)
Definition: a cell in a jail or prison
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
Definition: a cell in a jail or prison
hold (v)
Definition: maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
Example: bear a grudge. entertain interesting notions. harbor a resentment.
Definition in Arabic not available from original source. Member-provided definitions coming soon.
Definition: maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
Example: bear a grudge. entertain interesting notions. harbor a resentment.
hold (v)
Definition: bind by an obligation
Example: He's held by a contract. I'll hold you by your promise.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
Definition: bind by an obligation
Example: He's held by a contract. I'll hold you by your promise.
hold (v)
Definition: take and maintain control over, often by violent means
Example: The dissatisfied students held the President's office for almost a week.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
hold (v)
Definition: take and maintain control over, often by violent means
Example: The dissatisfied students held the President's office for almost a week.
hold (v)
Definition: keep in a certain state, position, or activity
Example: e.g., "keep clean. hold in place. She always held herself as a lady. The students keep me on my toes.
Definition: cause to continue in a certain state, position, or activity
Example: hold in place. She always held herself as a lady. The students keep me on my toes.
hold (v)
Definition: organize or be responsible for
Example: hold a reception. have, throw, or make a party. give a course.
Definition in Arabic not available from original source. Member-provided definitions coming soon.
Definition: organize or be responsible for
Example: hold a reception. have, throw, or make a party. give a course.
hold (v)
Definition: have room for
Example: This hotel can accommodate 250 guests. The theater admits 300 people. The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people.
Definition in Arabic not available from original source. Member-provided definitions coming soon.
Definition: have room for
Example: This hotel can accommodate 250 guests. The theater admits 300 people. The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people.
hold (v)
Definition: lessen the intensity of
Example: moderate your alcohol intake. hold your tongue. hold your temper. control your anger.
Definition: lessen the intensity of
Example: moderate your alcohol intake. hold your tongue. hold your temper. control your anger.
hold (v)
Definition: have rightfully
Example: She bears the title of Duchess. He held the governorship for almost a decade.
Definition: have rightfully
Example: She bears the title of Duchess. He held the governorship for almost a decade.
hold (v)
Definition: have as a major characteristic
Example: The novel holds many surprises. The book holds in store much valuable advise.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
hold (v)
Definition: have as a major characteristic
Example: The novel holds many surprises. The book holds in store much valuable advise.
hold (v)
Definition: secure and keep for possible future use or application
Example: The landlord retained the security deposit. I reserve the right to disagree.
Definition in Arabic not available from original source. Member-provided definitions coming soon.
Definition: secure and keep for possible future use or application
Example: The landlord retained the security deposit. I reserve the right to disagree.
hold (v)
Definition: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
Example: She has $1,000 in the bank. He has got two beautiful daughters. She holds a Master's degree from Harvard.
Definition in Arabic not available from original source. Member-provided definitions coming soon.
Definition: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
Example: She has $1,000 in the bank. He has got two beautiful daughters. She holds a Master's degree from Harvard.
hold (v)
Definition: resist or confront with resistance
Example: The politician defied public opinion. The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear. The bridge held.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
Definition: resist or confront with resistance
Example: The politician defied public opinion. The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear. The bridge held.
hold (v)
Definition: be capable of holding or containing
Example: This box won't take all the items. The flask holds one gallon.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
Definition: be capable of holding or containing
Example: This box won't take all the items. The flask holds one gallon.
hold (v)
Definition: assert or affirm
Example: Rousseau's philosophy holds that people are inherently good.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
hold (v)
Definition: assert or affirm
Example: Rousseau's philosophy holds that people are inherently good.
hold (n)
Definition: understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
Example: he has a good grasp of accounting practices.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
Definition: understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
Example: he has a good grasp of accounting practices.
hold (n)
Definition: time during which some action is awaited
Example: instant replay caused too long a delay. he ordered a hold in the action.
Definition in Arabic not available from original source. Member-provided definitions coming soon.
Definition: time during which some action is awaited
Example: instant replay caused too long a delay. he ordered a hold in the action.
hold (v)
Definition: be pertinent or relevant or applicable
Example: The same laws apply to you!. This theory holds for all irrational numbers. The same rules go for everyone.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
Definition: be pertinent or relevant or applicable
Example: The same laws apply to you!. This theory holds for all irrational numbers. The same rules go for everyone.
hold (n)
Definition: the act of grasping
Example: he released his clasp on my arm. he has a strong grip for an old man. she kept a firm hold on the railing.
Definition in Arabic not available from original source. Member-provided definitions coming soon.
Definition: the act of grasping
Example: he released his clasp on my arm. he has a strong grip for an old man. she kept a firm hold on the railing.
hold (v)
Definition: keep from departing
Example: Hold the taxi. Hold the horse.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
hold (v)
Definition: keep from departing
Example: Hold the taxi. Hold the horse.
hold (v)
Definition: be in accord
Example: 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.
Definition: be in accord
Example: 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.
hold (v)
Definition: support or hold in a certain manner
Example: She holds her head high. He carried himself upright.
Definition: support or hold in a certain manner
Example: She holds her head high. He carried himself upright.
hold (v)
Definition: contain or hold
Example: The jar carries wine. The canteen holds fresh water. This can contains water.
Definition: contain or hold
Example: The jar carries wine. The canteen holds fresh water. This can contains water.
hold (v)
Definition: protect against a challenge or attack
Example: Hold that position behind the trees!. Hold the bridge against the enemy's attacks.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
Definition: protect against a challenge or attack
Example: Hold that position behind the trees!. Hold the bridge against the enemy's attacks.
hold (n)
Definition: a stronghold
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
hold (n)
Definition: a stronghold
hold (v)
Definition: remain committed to
Example: I hold to these ideas.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
hold (v)
Definition: remain committed to
Example: I hold to these ideas.
hold (n)
Definition: the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
Definition: the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
hold (v)
Definition: cover as for protection against noise or smell
Example: She held her ears when the jackhammer started to operate. hold one's nose.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
hold (v)
Definition: cover as for protection against noise or smell
Example: She held her ears when the jackhammer started to operate. hold one's nose.
hold (v)
Definition: drink alcohol without showing ill effects
Example: He can hold his liquor. he had drunk more than he could carry.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
Definition: drink alcohol without showing ill effects
Example: He can hold his liquor. he had drunk more than he could carry.
hold (v)
Definition: be valid, applicable, or true
Example: This theory still holds.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
Definition: be valid, applicable, or true
Example: This theory still holds.
hold (v)
Definition: be the physical support of
Example: The beam holds up the roof. He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam. What's holding that mirror?.
Definition in Arabic not available from original source. Member-provided definitions coming soon.
Definition: be the physical support of
Example: The beam holds up the roof. He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam. What's holding that mirror?.
hold (v)
Definition: arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
Example: 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.
No data yet
Registered speakers of Arabic please input your suggestion. (Future Feature)
Definition: arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
Example: 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.