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How to sign: organize or be responsible for
"hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course";
How to sign: be in accord; be in agreement
"We agreed on the terms of the settlement"; "I can't agree with you!"; "I hold with those who say life is sacred"; "Both philosophers concord on this point";
How to sign: have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
"She has $1,000 in the bank"; "He has got two beautiful daughters"; "She holds a Master's degree from Harvard";
How to sign: keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"
"hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes";
See also: survive, keep off, keep in, keep apart, stay off, keep out, delay, keep down, live on, sustain, stand firm, shut out, keep up, hold back, keep off, resist, last, hold out, exclude, set apart, arrest, prolong, withstand, keep up, sequestrate, endure, live, isolate, detain, hold over, shut, hold up, turn back, avoid, hold up, hold out, sequester, number, contain, stop, go, check
How to sign: the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
"he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip";
How to sign: cause to stop
"Halt the engines"; "Arrest the progress"; "halt the presses";