Translation of "hold" - English-Korean dictionary

hold

verb uk /həʊld/ us /hoʊld/ past tense and past participle held

A2 to have something in your hand or arms

쥐다
He was holding a glass of wine.
She held the baby in her arms.

B1 to keep something in a particular position

유지하다
Can you hold the door open, please?
Hold your hand up if you know the answer.

B1 to organize an event

개최하다
They are holding an election.
The meeting will be held on Tuesday morning.

B1 to contain something

-을 담다
The bucket holds about ten litres.

to keep someone in a place so that the person cannot leave

감금하다
I was held prisoner in a tiny room.
hold it! informal

used to tell someone to wait

기다려
Hold it! I’ve forgotten my coat.
noun uk /həʊld/ us /hoʊld/

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

쥐기
Keep a tight hold on your tickets.
catch, grab, etc. hold of something/someone

to start holding something or someone

잡기
He tried to escape, but I grabbed hold of his jacket.
get hold of something

to get something

-을 손에 넣다
I got hold of the book at the local library.
get hold of someone

to manage to speak to someone

-을 얻다
I rang three times, but couldn’t get hold of her.

an area on a plane or ship for storing things

비행기 선반
a cargo hold

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