get hold of
get a hold of
Definition of get hold of
1 : to get possession of (something) : to succeed in getting (something) Somehow she managed to get hold of the band's new album before it came out. Where did you get hold of that idea?
2 : to find and talk to (someone) : to contact (someone) I need to talk to my lawyer, but I haven't been able to get hold of him. I've been trying to get a hold of my lawyer for days.
Word by Word Definitions
: to gain possession of
: to receive as a return : earn
: to obtain by concession or entreaty
: something begotten:
: the entire progeny of a male animal
: a document of release from obligation in Jewish law
: a bill of divorce
: a religious divorce by Jewish law
: 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
: confinement, custody
: the interior of a ship below decks
: the cargo deck of a ship
: the cargo compartment of a plane
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