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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyhold over
he/she/itholds over
present participleholding over
past tenseheld over
past participleheld over
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  1. 1
    hold something over someone to hold something above someone or something
    She ran out with an umbrella and held it over my head.
  2. 3
    to do something or deal with something at a later time or date
    One session was held over until this evening.
    They intend to hold the article over for the next edition.
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