4 Letters
3 Consonants
1 Vowels
1 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use hold as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
About Hold
A 1 syllables noun and 4 letters with the letters d, h, l, and o, 3 consonants, 1 vowels and 1 syllables with the middle letters ol. Hold starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters h, ho, hol, and the ending characters are d, ld, old, ..
The act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
Middle English
School Grade
Hold is set as a kindergarten word that starts with h, ends with d, 1 syllables, 1 vowels and 4 letters.
Is hold a scrabble word? A 8 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Hold in Pig Latin is said as "oldhay or oldhway".
h | o | l | d
ho | ol | ld
hol | old
Word Gram
Noun Examples
the act of grasping;
"he released his clasp on my arm";
"he has a strong grip for an old man";
"she kept a firm hold on the railing"
the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
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"
a cell in a jail or prison
a stronghold
power by which something or someone is affected or dominated;
"he has a hold over them"
understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something;
"he has a good grasp of accounting practices"
a state of being confined (usually for a short time);
"his detention was politically motivated";
"the prisoner is on hold";
"he is in the custody of police"
time during which some action is awaited;
"instant replay caused too long a delay";
"he ordered a hold in the action"
Verb Examples
keep from exhaling or expelling;
"hold your breath"
remain committed to;
"I hold to these ideas"
assert or affirm;
"Rousseau's philosophy holds that people are inherently good"
keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view;
"take for granted";
"view as important";
"hold these truths to be self-evident";
"I hold him personally responsible"
hold the attention of;
"The soprano held the audience";
"This story held our interest";
"She can hold an audience spellbound"
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"
declare to be;
"She was declared incompetent";
"judge held that the defendant was innocent"
bind by an obligation;
cause to be indebted;
"He's held by a contract";
"I'll hold you by your promise"
protect against a challenge or attack;
"hold that position behind the trees!";
"hold the bridge against the enemy's attacks"
aim, point, or direct;
"hold the fire extinguisher directly on the flames"
drink alcohol without showing ill effects;
"He can hold his liquor";
"he had drunk more than he could carry"
have or hold in one's hands or grip;
"hold this bowl for a moment, please";
"A crazy idea took hold of him"
be the physical support of;
carry the weight of;
"The beam holds up the roof";
"He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam";
"What's holding that mirror?"
to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement;
"This holds the local until the express passengers change trains";
"About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade";
"The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center";
"The terrorists h
cover as for protection against noise or smell;
"She held her ears when the jackhammer started to operate";
"hold one's nose"
support or hold in a certain manner;
"She holds her head high";
"He carried himself upright"
organize or be responsible for;
"hold a reception";
"have, throw, or make a party";
"give a course"
maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings);
"bear a grudge";
"entertain interesting notions";
"harbor a resentment"
cause to stop;
"Halt the engines";
"Arrest the progress";
"halt the presses"
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"
secure and keep for possible future use or application;
"The landlord retained the security deposit";
"I reserve the right to disagree"
have rightfully;
of rights, titles, and offices;
"She bears the title of Duchess";
"He held the governorship for almost a decade"
take and maintain control over, often by violent means;
"The dissatisfied students held the President's office for almost a week"
keep from departing;
"hold the taxi";
"hold the horse"
arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance;
"reserve me a seat on a flight";
"The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family";
"please hold a table at Maxim's"
lessen the intensity of;
hold in restraint;
hold or keep within limits;
"moderate your alcohol intake";
"hold your tongue";
"hold your temper";
"control your anger"
stop dealing with;
"hold all calls to the President's office while he is in a meeting"
be valid, applicable, or true;
"This theory still holds"
be pertinent or relevant or applicable;
"The same laws apply to you!";
"This theory holds for all irrational numbers";
"The same rules go for everyone"
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"
remain in a certain state, position, or condition;
"The weather held";
"They held on the road and kept marching"
contain or hold;
have within;
"The jar carries wine";
"The canteen holds fresh water";
"This can contains water"
be capable of holding or containing;
"This box won't take all the items";
"The flask holds one gallon"
resist or confront with resistance;
"The politician defied public opinion";
"The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear";
"The bridge held"
have room for;
hold without crowding;
"This hotel can accommodate 250 guests";
"The theater admits 300 people";
"The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people"
have as a major characteristic;
"The novel holds many surprises";
"The book holds in store much valuable advise"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Hold"

There are 2,186 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to hold.

Abandonthe trait of lacking restraint or control
freedom from inhibition or worry
"she danced with abandon"
Abductpull away from the body
"this muscle abducts"
Abduction(physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body
Abideput up with something or somebody unpleasant
"I cannot bear his constant criticism"
"The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"
"he learned to tolerate the heat"
"She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
Abilitythe quality of being able to perform
a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
Abortterminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion
About(of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
"lasted approximately an hour"
"in just about a minute"
"he''s about 30 years old"
"I''ve had about all I can stand"
"we meet about once a month"
"some forty people came"
"weighs around a hundre
Absorbcause to become one with
"The sales tax is absorbed into the state income tax"
Absorb The Attention
Abstainchoose no to consume
"I abstain from alcohol"

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There are 1 anagrams from hold.

Anagram Definition
Holdthe act of grasping
"he released his clasp on my arm"
"he has a strong grip for an old man"
"she kept a firm hold on the railing"

View English words with the unique letters used in hold. Words With The Letters Dhlo


Hold derives from 15 words.

Word Definition
Claspthe act of grasping
"he released his clasp on my arm"
"he has a strong grip for an old man"
"she kept a firm hold on the railing"
Clenchthe act of grasping
"he released his clasp on my arm"
"he has a strong grip for an old man"
"she kept a firm hold on the railing"
Clinch(boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily
Cling To
Clutchthe act of grasping
"he released his clasp on my arm"
"he has a strong grip for an old man"
"she kept a firm hold on the railing"
Grapplethe act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
"they had a fierce wrestle"
"we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully"
Graspthe act of grasping
"he released his clasp on my arm"
"he has a strong grip for an old man"
"she kept a firm hold on the railing"
Gripthe act of grasping
"he released his clasp on my arm"
"he has a strong grip for an old man"
"she kept a firm hold on the railing"
Holdthe act of grasping
"he released his clasp on my arm"
"he has a strong grip for an old man"
"she kept a firm hold on the railing"
Hold Close


Hold has 4 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Graspingthe act of gripping something firmly with the hands
Prehensionthe act of gripping something firmly with the hands
Seizingthe act of gripping something firmly with the hands
Taking Hold


There are 5 hyponyms for hold

Word Definition
Chokeholda restraining hold;
someone loops the arm around the neck of another person in a tight grip, usually from behind;
"he grabbed the woman in a chokehold, demanded her cash and jewelry, and then fled"
Choke Hold
Embracea close affectionate and protective acceptance;
"his willing embrace of new ideas";
"in the bosom of the family"
Embracingthe act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
Wrestling Hold

Names With The Word "Hold"

16 names are spelled with hold.


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Is hold a scrabble word or can you use hold in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 15317 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 7185 games. This 4 letter 8 point scrabble word can be rearranged 24 ways. What other words can be made with the letters d, h, l, and o? There's 6 with 6 letters or less with the letters d, h, l, and o. Here is a list of 6 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Holdup (6 letters) 12 +4 14 +6 uphold
Hold (4 letters) 8 8 hold
Haldol (6 letters) 10 +2 11 +3 haldol
Uphold (6 letters) 12 +4 14 +6 uphold
Should (6 letters) 10 +2 11 +3 should
Hydrol (6 letters) 13 +5 12 +4 hydrol


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