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His hold on her arm tightened.
The boat turned over and she lost her hold.
Their forces had consolidated their hold on the area.
The nurses were amazed at her tenacious hold on life.
new threats to his hold on power
Can you get hold of Mike and tell him the meeting’s postponed?
Where did you get hold of the idea I was leaving?
They can say anything they like, no holds barred.
the demand for a no-holds-barred investigation
We need to put a hold on this legislation.
This is the American English definition of hold. View British English definition of hold.