Hold Up

/hohlduhp/

Sense: Verb


  1. Hold up something as an example; hold up one's achievements for admiration.

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  2. Rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat.

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  3. Resist or confront with resistance.

    1. The politician defied public opinion.
    2. The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear.
    3. The bridge held.
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  4. Cause to be slowed down or delayed.

    1. Traffic was delayed by the bad weather.
    2. She delayed the work that she didn't want to perform.
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Pronunciation
Syllable Hyphenation
hold up
IPA Transcription
/hoʊɫdʌp/
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