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Translation of "hold" - English-Arabic dictionary

hold

verb   /həʊld/ ( past tense and past participle held)
A2 to have something in your hand or arms يُمْسِك He was holding a glass of wine. She held the baby in her arms.
B1 to keep something in a particular position يُثَبِّت Can you hold the door open, please? Hold your hand up if you know the answer.
B1 to organize an event يَعْقُد They are holding an election. The meeting will be held on Tuesday morning.
B1 to contain something يَحْتَوي The bucket holds about ten litres.
to keep someone in a place so that the person cannot leave يِحتَجِز I was held prisoner in a tiny room.
hold it! informal
used to tell someone to wait انْتَظِر! Hold it! I’ve forgotten my coat.
(Definition of hold verb from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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