Definitions of holding

  1. something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone; "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property"; Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. A tenure; a farm or other estate held of another. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. That which holds, binds, or influences. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The burden or chorus of a song. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Property owned; right of possession; a farm or other estate rented from another; that which secures, binds, or influences. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Anything held: a farm held of a superior: hold: influence: (Scots law) tenure. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. A possession. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Anything held; a farm held of a superior; tenure; hold; influence. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. A tenure; a farm held of a superior; land or house rented. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. designed for (usually temporary) retention; "a holding pen"; "a retaining wall" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for holding

  1. The girl came up to him, took his hand in hers, holding it for a moment, and then kissed it. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  2. He was pale, and evidently holding himself hard in hand; but his eyes were bright and intelligent. – Dawn of All by Robert Hugh Benson