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holding up

verb , present participle of hold up

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1 to assign to a later time
  • held up mail delivery until we had a permanent address
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4 to continue to operate or to meet one's needs
  • the air conditioner held up this year, but it's not going to make it through another summer
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5 to remain indefinitely in existence or in the same state
  • the storm's hurricane-force winds did not hold up once it hit the coast
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6 to withstand scrutiny and gain acceptance or approval
  • an argument that won't hold up in court
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