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holds onto

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Synonyms for holds onto

verb hold close, cling to
  • cherish
  • clasp
  • clinch
  • cradle
  • cuddle
  • embrace
  • enfold
  • envelop
  • grasp
  • lock
  • love
  • nestle
  • nurse
  • press
  • receive
  • retain
  • seize
  • squeeze
  • welcome
  • be near to
  • bear hug
  • enbosom
  • fold in arms
  • follow closely
  • hold onto
  • keep close
  • lie close
  • stay near
  • take in one's arms

Antonyms for holds onto

  • donate
  • free
  • give
  • let go
  • offer
  • reject
  • release
  • turn away
  • push away
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.