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Definition of "on hold" []

  • Delayed; postponed; suspended. (adjective)
  • Waiting on a telephone call. (adjective)
  • On reserve; being held for someone. (adjective)
  • Pertaining to a telephone hold state. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "on hold" in a sentence
  • "My reminiscing had to be put on hold as Mayor Aaron Dennis entered his office."
  • "Once the September IAEA board ended, Vienna returned to somnambulance to wait for the November board, as if Iran would put its nuclear program on hold for two months."
  • "Mr. Sitt put his plans for the shopping center on hold after the financial crisis hit."