Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hold.(verb)
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Use "holds" in a sentence
"III. i.69 (52,6) holds on his rank] Perhaps, _holds on his_ race; continues his course."
"The literal meaning of apocalypse is an "unveiling" or "revelation," and this definition of the word holds true whether we consider St. John's narrative in the book of Revelation or secular chronologies that fit the events of history into a larger cosmic design."
"And I'm telling you as I write from red state America that the term holds absolutely no weight here."