Synonyms and Antonyms of holding

  1. 1 a decision made by a court or tribunal regarding a case it has heard the holding of “not guilty” took everyone by surprise Synonyms doom, finding, sentence, judgment (or judgement), rulingRelated Words inquest, verdict; authority; decree, edict, injunction, order; arbitrament, award, declaration, deliverance, dictum, pronouncement; conclusion, decision, determination, opinion, resolution; discipline, penalty, punishment

  2. 2 usually holdings pl  transportable items that one owns the museum's holdings of ancient manuscripts are among the rarest in the world Synonyms belongings, chattels, duds, effects, gear, goods, holdings, movables (or moveables), paraphernalia, personal effects, personal property, personalty, plunder [chiefly dialect], stuff, thingsRelated Words treasures, valuables; appointments, fixtures, furnishings; estate, property, tangibles; collateralNear Antonyms immovables, real estate

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