What is hold on?

  • (verb): Retain possession of.
    Synonyms: keep
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on hold, hold on:

Eddisbury (UK Parliament Constituency) - Elections - Elections in The 1990s
... Dinah Grice 80 0.2 N/A Majority 1,606 4.7 Turnout 34,497 51.4 −24.4 Conservative hold Swing General Election 1997 Eddisbury Party Candidate Votes % ±% Conservative Alastair Goodlad 21,027. 1,185 2.4 Turnout 49,450 75.8 Conservative hold Swing −9.1 General Election 1992 Eddisbury Party Candidate Votes % ±% Conservative Alastair Goodlad 31,625 51.0 −0.1 Labour Ms ... N/A Majority 12,697 20.5 −7.0 Turnout 61,986 82.6 +4.5 Conservative hold Swing −3.5 ...
Falmouth And Camborne (UK Parliament Constituency) - Elections - Elections in The 1950s
... Gibson 7,890 Majority Turnout Labour hold Swing General Election 1955 Falmouth Camborne Party Candidate Votes % ±% Labour Frank Harold Hayman 21,587 ... King 20,540 Majority Turnout Labour hold Swing General Election 1951 Falmouth Camborne Party Candidate Votes % ±% Labour Frank Harold Hayman 20,850 Conservative Nigel Nicolson 19,847 Liberal ...
Eccles (UK Parliament Constituency) - Elections - Elections in The 1970s
... G Knight 4,448 9.8 -4.9 Communist T Keenan 368 0.8 0.0 Majority 8,059 17.8 -4.3 Labour hold General Election October 1974 Eccles Party Candidate Votes ...
Battle Of Harpers Ferry - Battle - September 13
... He exclaimed, "I am ordered to hold this place and God damn my soul to hell if I don't." In fact, Jackson's and Miles's forces to the west of town were roughly equal, but ... McClellan, or any other general he could find, informing them that the besieged town could hold out only for 48 hours ... He wrote a message to Miles that a relief force was on the way and told him, "Hold out to the last extremity ...
Hold On, I'm A Comin' - Pop Culture
... Hold On, I'm Comin was featured during a scene in the film The Blues Brothers along with the song Soothe Me, also performed by Sam Dave ...

More definitions of "hold on":

  • (verb): Hold firmly.
    Synonyms: grasp
  • (verb): Stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments.
    Example: "Hold on a moment!"
    Synonyms: stop

Famous quotes containing the word hold:

    The marble not yet carved can hold the form Of every thought the greatest artist has.
    Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475–1564)

    I am often attracted to people with whom I could not hold a five minute conversation.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)