Translation of "hold" - English-Japanese dictionary


noun uk /həʊld/

[ no plural ] the act of holding something in your hand

握ること, つかむこと
Keep a tight hold on your tickets.
catch, grab, etc. hold of something/someone

to start holding something or someone

~をつかむ、 ~をしっかり握る、等
He tried to escape, but I grabbed hold of his jacket.
get hold of something

to get something

~を入手する, 手に入れる
I got hold of the book at the local library.
get hold of someone

to manage to speak to someone

~を入手する, ~と話をする
I rang three times, but couldn’t get hold of her.

an area on a plane or ship for storing things

船倉, (飛行機の)貨物室
a cargo hold

(Translation of “hold noun” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)