hold together

phrasal verb
held together; holding together; holds together

Definition of hold together

1 : to stay joined together or in one piece The empire held together for many decades.
2 : to cause (something) to stay joined together or in one piece The coach hopes to hold the team together for at least one more season. The box was held together by a strong glue.

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“Hold together.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hold%20together. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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