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holding

noun

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 of holding doom, finding, sentence, judgment (or judgement), rulingWords Related to holding 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 of holding belongings, chattels, duds, effects, gear, goods, holdings, movables (or moveables), paraphernalia, personal effects, personal property, personalty, plunder [chiefly dialect], stuff, thingsWords Related to holding treasures, valuables; appointments, fixtures, furnishings; estate, property, tangibles; collateralNear Antonyms of holding immovables, real estate



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