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holds

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  • noungrasp, possession
  • verbhave in one's hands, possession; grasp
  • verbbelieve
  • verbcontinue, endure
  • verbsupport
  • verbhave a capacity for
  • verbconduct meeting, function
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Synonyms for holds

noun grasp, possession
  • dominance
  • grip
  • influence
  • authority
  • clasp
  • clench
  • clinch
  • clout
  • clutch
  • control
  • dominion
  • occupancy
  • occupation
  • ownership
  • pull
  • purchase
  • retention
  • sway
  • tenacity
  • tenure

Antonyms for holds

  • weakness
  • dispossession
  • release
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.