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Definition of "hold on" []

  • To grasp or grip firmly. (verb)
  • To keep; to store something for someone. (verb)
  • Wait a short while. (verb)
  • To remain loyal. (verb)
  • To persist (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hold on" in a sentence
  • "Probabiliorists; so that Probabiliorism had gained a strong hold on theologians when Medina arrived on the scene."
  • "Pattie used her secondary limbs to maintain her own hold on the peg-pole."
  • "These last few have been days to hold on to: bright sunshine through fat-bottomed clouds; ringlet butterflies flickering over flowering grasses; yellow-and-black-banded cinnabar moth caterpillars twitching as they spun threads to tie themselves to ragwort; bright pink lip-gloss heads of pyramidal orchids – these things once observed becoming dearly held."