hold true


: to be valid
The same holds true for/in all similar situations.

Examples of hold true in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The question is, will the old adage that renting is practically throwing your money away, whereas buying is an investment, hold true for much longer, particularly among high earners with even higher standards? Byalena Botros, Fortune, 5 Sep. 2023 Two-thirds believe the American Dream doesn’t hold true. George Skelton, Los Angeles Times, 9 Nov. 2023 Socialization is known to positively enhance experiences, and doctors say this can hold true even when that experience is scary, helping people feel closer to one another and bond faster. Dr. Jade Cobern, ABC News, 31 Oct. 2023 If the rumors hold true, the Dynamic Island might come to every iPhone model instead of just the Pro models with the iPhone 14 lineup. Josh Hendrickson, PCMAG, 29 Aug. 2023 If precedents hold true, enrollment could drop dramatically. Ira Porter, The Christian Science Monitor, 22 Aug. 2023 If these projections hold true, the figure could reach as high as USD 27,147.9 billion by the end of 2027. Jon Stojan, USA TODAY, 8 Aug. 2023 Dogs process familiar human words on the right side of the brain, according to a 2016 study published in Science, but the same concept might still hold true. Stephanie Pappas, Scientific American, 29 July 2023 If Einstein was correct that antimatter and matter interact with gravity in the same way, the same proportion should hold true for the antihydrogen. Stephanie Pappas, Scientific American, 27 Sep. 2023 See More

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“Hold true.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hold%20true. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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