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  • as indeferred
  • as ininactive
  • as inpostponed
  • as inwait

synonyms for on hold

  • delayed
  • negotiated
  • postponed
  • adjourned
  • assessed
  • charged
  • funded
  • pigeonholed
  • prolonged
  • protracted
  • remanded
  • renegotiated
  • scrubbed
  • stalled
  • held up
  • in waiting
  • indebted
  • on the shelf
  • staved off
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antonyms for on hold

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  • advanced
  • forwarded
  • furthered
  • hastened
  • hurried
  • active
  • employed
  • energetic
  • lively
  • mobile
  • moving
  • used
  • busy
  • involved
  • working
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    How to use on hold 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
    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
    It took twenty Eskimos to hold it when allowed full play, and even these it jerked about in a manner that highly diverted them.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    It laid its hold upon agriculture, sowing and reaping the grain and transporting it to the ends of the earth.
    THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO ON HOLD

    • adjourned
    • assessed
    • charged
    • delayed
    • funded
    • held up
    • in waiting
    • indebted
    • negotiated
    • on hold
    • on the shelf
    • pigeonholed
    • postponed
    • prolonged
    • protracted
    • remanded
    • renegotiated
    • scrubbed
    • stalled
    • staved off
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.