Translation of "hold" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun uk /həʊld/ us

B2 the action of holding something or someone, or the way you do this

tutma, tutuş
Keep a tight hold on your tickets.
catch/grab/take, etc hold of sth/sb

B2 to start holding something or someone

yakalayıp/kavrayıp/uzanıp/alıp vb. tutmak
He tried to escape, but I grabbed hold of his jacket.
get hold of sth/sb

B2 to obtain something, or to manage to speak to someone

elde etmek; birine ulaşmaya çalışmak; biriyle konuşmaya çalışmak
I got hold of a copy at the local library.
I rang three times, but couldn't get hold of her.
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.

waiting to speak to someone on the telephone

telefonda bekleme
His secretary put me on hold.
keep hold of sth

to keep something

muhafaza etmek, elde bulundurmak
Keep hold of this. You might need it later.
hold on/over sth/sb

power or control over something or someone

kontrol, üstünlük, güç
Their company has a strong hold on the computer market.

an area on a ship or aircraft for storing things

(gemi) ambar; (uçak) kargo, yük bölümü
a cargo hold
→ See also get (hold of) the wrong end of the stick

(Translation of “hold noun” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English–Turkish © Cambridge University Press)