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hold out


hold out

verb

Definition of HOLD OUT

to continue to operate or to meet one's needs <we hoped our supply of firewood would hold out until power was restored> <luckily, the old outboard motor held out till we made it to shore>
Antonyms fail, fizzle, give out, go out, peter (out), run out

February 27, 2015
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