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holds on

verb
present tense third-person singular of hold on

Synonyms & Antonyms of holds on

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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holds off (on)

holds on

holds one's breath

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

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