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hold one's peace

Definition of hold one's peace

  1. :  to keep silent :  to not say anything about something <It was difficult, but he somehow managed to hold his peace.>



Word by Word Definitions

holdplay
  1. :  to have possession or ownership of or have at one's disposal

    :  to have as a privilege or position of responsibility

    :  to have as a mark of distinction

  1. :  stronghold

    :  confinement, custody

    :  prison

  1. :  the interior of a ship below decks

    :  the cargo deck of a ship

    :  the cargo compartment of a plane

peaceplay
  1. : :  a state of tranquillity or quiet: as

    :  freedom from civil disturbance

    :  a state of security or order within a community provided for by law or custom

  1. :  to be, become, or keep silent or quiet


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a timid, meek, or unassertive person

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