How to Pronounce holds?

Correct pronunciation for the word "holds" is [hˈə͡ʊldz], [hˈə‍ʊldz], [h_ˈəʊ_l_d_z].

What are the misspellings for holds?

"Holds" in context

Holds, by definition, are when an entity restricts a person's movement, autonomy, or resources for a set period of time. There are a few different types of holds, each with its own distinct purpose.

A custodial hold is usually implemented by a legal authority, such as a police officer, to protect a person's safety or the safety of others. This can include detaining someone who is suspected of breaking the law, or preventing a person from harm.

A financial hold, often implemented by a banking institution, is designed to prevent a person from accessing certain resources.

What are similar-sounding words for holds?

Usage over time for holds:

This graph shows how "holds" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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