hold in

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of hold in

:to stop (an emotion) from being expressed
  • Don't hold your feelings in. Let them out.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : to have as a privilege or position of responsibility

  3. : to have as a mark of distinction

  1. : stronghold

  2. : confinement, custody

  3. : prison

  1. : the interior of a ship below decks

  2. : the cargo compartment of a plane


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