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holding out

verb
present participle of hold out

Synonyms & Antonyms of holding out

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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“Holding out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/holding%20out. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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