Definition of hold/stand one's ground
- The troops managed to hold their ground despite a fierce enemy attack.
- The company has managed to hold its ground in the marketplace.
- The president has continued to stand his ground despite criticism.
: 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 compartment of a plane
: to support oneself on the feet in an erect position
: to be a specified height when fully erect
: to rise to an erect position
: a halt for defense or resistance
: an often defensive effort of some duration or degree of success
: a stop made to give a performance
: the bottom of a body of water
: ground coffee beans after brewing
: to bring to or place on the ground
: to cause to run aground
: to provide a reason or justification for
: past tense and past participle of grind
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