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synonyms for hold purse strings

  • administer
  • command
  • conduct
  • deal with
  • dominate
  • govern
  • handle
  • lead
  • manage
  • manipulate
  • oversee
  • regulate
  • rule
  • run
  • supervise
  • administrate
  • advise
  • boss
  • bully
  • call
  • direct
  • discipline
  • domineer
  • guide
  • head
  • instruct
  • overlook
  • pilot
  • predominate
  • quarterback
  • regiment
  • steer
  • subject
  • subjugate
  • superintend
  • be in saddle
  • call the signals
  • head up
  • hold sway over
  • hold the reins
  • reign over
  • run the show
  • run things
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antonyms for hold purse strings

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  • comply
  • consent
  • follow
  • mismanage
  • neglect
  • obey
  • serve
  • submit
  • surrender
  • yield
  • misguide
  • mislead
  • abandon
  • chance
  • forsake
  • give up
  • jump in
  • let go
  • relinquish
  • renounce
  • resign
  • risk
  • rush
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How to use hold purse strings in a sentence

Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
He was too drowsy to hold the thought more than a moment in his mind, much less to reflect upon it.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
One adorable smile she gave him, and before he could advance to hold the door for her, she had opened it and passed out.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Not being sufficiently numerous to hold out the town as well as the Alamo, they retreated into the latter.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Absently his hands wandered through the pockets, and found his purse and the money in an outside pocket.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
I turned round, thrust my purse into the lap of the nearest, and with a light heart led the lady back to the hotel.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
He was well set in the form of a man now, the months since his imprisonment having brought him much to fasten upon and hold.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
If the Turks get hold of a lot of fresh men and throw them upon us during the night,—perhaps they may knock us off into the sea.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Make a personal appeal to your men and Godley's to make a supreme effort to hold their ground.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Why, the skule committy are goin' to hold a meetin' up here to say whether they'll move the skule house or the cats.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO HOLD PURSE STRINGS

  • administer
  • administrate
  • advise
  • be in saddle
  • boss
  • bully
  • call
  • call the signals
  • command
  • conduct
  • deal with
  • direct
  • discipline
  • dominate
  • domineer
  • govern
  • guide
  • handle
  • head
  • head up
  • hold purse strings
  • hold sway over
  • hold the reins
  • instruct
  • lead
  • manage
  • manipulate
  • overlook
  • oversee
  • pilot
  • predominate
  • quarterback
  • regiment
  • regulate
  • reign over
  • rule
  • run
  • run the show
  • run things
  • steer
  • subject
  • subjugate
  • superintend
  • supervise
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.