hold out for - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyhold out for
he/she/itholds out for
present participleholding out for
past tenseheld out for
past participleheld out for
  1. hold out for something to not accept an offer because you want a better one

    They’ve been holding out for an even higher price.

See also main entry: hold