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Synonyms for hold on

Synonyms for (verb) hold on

Synonyms: hold on, hang in, hang on, persevere, persist Definition: be persistent, refuse to stop Usage: he persisted to call me every night; The child persisted and kept asking questions

Similar words: preserve, uphold, carry on, bear on, continue Definition: keep or maintain in unaltered condition; cause to remain or last Usage: preserve the peace in the family; continue the family tradition; Carry on the old traditions

Synonyms: hold on, stop Definition: stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments Usage: Hold on a moment!

Similar words: break, interrupt Definition: terminate Usage: She interrupted her pregnancy; break a lucky streak; break the cycle of poverty

Synonyms: hold on, hold the line, hang on Definition: hold the phone line open Usage: Please hang on while I get your folder

Similar words: expect, wait, look, await Definition: look forward to the probable occurrence of Usage: We were expecting a visit from our relatives; She is looking to a promotion; he is waiting to be drafted

Synonyms: grasp, hold on Definition: hold firmly

Similar words: take hold, hold Definition: have or hold in one's hands or grip Usage: Hold this bowl for a moment, please; A crazy idea took hold of him

Synonyms: hold on, keep Definition: retain possession of Usage: Can I keep my old stuffed animals?; She kept her maiden name after she married

Similar words: hold, have, have got Definition: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense Usage: She has $1,000 in the bank; He has got two beautiful daughters; She holds a Master's degree from Harvard