Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “hold” en inglés

hold

noun
 
 
/həʊld/
WITH HANDS [C] B2 the action of holding something or someone, or the way you do this: Keep a tight hold on your tickets.Having in your hands
catch/grab/take, etc hold of sth/sb B2 to start holding something or someone: He tried to escape, but I grabbed hold of his jacket.Having in your hands
get hold of sth/sb B2 to obtain something, or to manage to speak to someone: I got hold of a copy at the local library. I rang three times, but couldn't get hold of her.Communicating and keeping in touch
on hold If a plan or activity is on hold, it will not be done until a later time: The project is on hold until we get more money.Delaying and wasting time waiting to speak to someone on the telephone: His secretary put me on hold.Communicating by telephone
keep hold of sth to keep something: Keep hold of this. You might need it later.Having in your hands
hold on/over sth/sb power or control over something or someone: Their company has a strong hold on the computer market.Power to control
SPACE [C] an area on a ship or aircraft for storing things: a cargo hold → See also get (hold of) the wrong end of the stickParts of ships and boatsParts of aeroplanes
(Definition of hold noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “hold” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

maiden

a girl or young woman

Palabra del día

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Aprende más 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Aprende más