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|present participle||holding out|
|past tense||held out|
|past participle||held out|
Gail held out her glass to be refilled.
She held out her hand to him.
How long will your money hold out?
I wonder whether her stamina will hold out.
We can only hold out for a few more hours.
She held out the possibility of prisoners being released.
This is the British English definition of hold out. View American English definition of hold out.