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To hold something or someone

hold on

to hold something tightly or carefully so that you do not drop it or do not fall

carry

verb

to hold someone or something using your hands, arms, or body and take them somewhere

hang on

to hold tightly to something

grab

verb

to take hold of something in a rough or rude way

grasp

verb

to take and hold something or someone very tightly

grip

verb

to hold something tightly

clutch

verb

to hold someone or something firmly, for example because you are afraid or in pain, or do not want to lose them

cradle

verb

to hold something carefully and gently in your hands or arms

keep hold of something

to not take your hands away from something that you are holding

hold tight

used for telling someone to hold something, so that they do not drop it or so that they do not fall

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