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Synonyms of hold on

Verb


1. grasp, hold on, hold, take hold

usage: hold firmly

2. hold on, stop, interrupt, break

usage: stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments; "Hold on a moment!"

3. persevere, persist, hang in, hang on, hold on, continue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserve

usage: be persistent, refuse to stop; "he persisted to call me every night"; "The child persisted and kept asking questions"

4. hang on, hold the line, hold on, expect, look, await, wait

usage: hold the phone line open; "Please hang on while I get your folder"

5. keep, hold on, have, have got, hold

usage: retain possession of; "Can I keep my old stuffed animals?"; "She kept her maiden name after she married"

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