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holding on

adjective

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holding on

verb
present participle of hold on

Synonyms & Antonyms of holding on (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to remain indefinitely in existence or in the same state
  • the ancient beliefs still held on in remote mountain villages

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2 to remain in place in readiness or expectation of something
  • hold on a minute—it's not your turn

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holding off (on)

holding on

holding one's breath

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“Holding on.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/holding%20on. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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