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hold out

verb

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to continue to operate or to meet one's needs
  • we hoped our supply of firewood would hold out until power was restored
  • luckily, the old outboard motor held out till we made it to shore

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The first known use of hold out was circa 1556

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“Hold out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hold%20out. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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