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Holding

Hold´ing
n.1.The act or state of sustaining, grasping, or retaining.
2.A tenure; a farm or other estate held of another.
3.That which holds, binds, or influences.
4.The burden or chorus of a song.
Holding note
(Mus.) a note sustained in one part, while the other parts move.
Noun1.holding - the act of keeping in your possession
Synonyms: retention, keeping
2.Holdingholding - something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone; "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";
Adj.1.holding - designed for (usually temporary) retention; "a holding pen"; "a retaining wall"
Synonyms: retaining
absolute interest, absorbing, adverse possession, alodium, arresting, attractive, bearing, benefit, blessed with, block, board lot, bolstering, bottling up, bracing, burdened, burgage, buttressing, carrying, claim, clinging, colony, common, compelling, compulsive, consuming, contingent interest, corking up, de facto, de jure, dependency, derivative title, driving, dummy share, easement, enchanting, enfeoffed, engaging, engrossing, enthralling, equitable interest, equity, estate, even lot, fascinating, fee fief, fee position, fee simple, fee simple absolute, fee simple conditional, fee simple defeasible, fee simple determinable, fee tail, feodum, feud, fiefdom, fractional lot, frankalmoign, free socage, freehold, full lot, gavelkind, grasping, gripping, having, having and holding, having title to, hold, holding in, holdings, hypnotic, impelling, in possession of, inhibition, interest, keeping, knight service, landed, landholding, landowning, lay fee, lease, leasehold, legal claim, legal possession, limitation, locking in, lot, magnetic, maintaining, maintenance, mandate, master of, mesmeric, mesmerizing, obsessing, obsessional, obsessive, occupancy, occupation, occupying, odd lot, original title, owning, part, percentage, possessed of, possessing, possession, preference share, prehension, preoccupancy, preoccupation, preoccupying, prepossession, prescription, preservation, propertied, property, property rights, property-owning, propping, proprietary rights, repression, retainment, retention, retentive, retentiveness, retentivity, right, right of entry, round lot, seisin, seized of, settlement, share, shoring, socage, spellbinding, squatting, stake, stockholding, stockholdings, strict settlement, sublease, supporting, supportive, suppression, suspensory, sustaining, sustentative, tenacious, tenacity, tenancy, tenantry, tenure, tenure in chivalry, tenured, title, trust, underlease, undertenancy, upholding, use, usucapion, vested interest, villein socage, villeinhold, villenage, worth
Translate Holding to German, Translate Holding to French
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hold one's own
hold open
hold out
hold over
hold still for
hold sway
hold the line
hold tight
Hold up
hold water
hold-down
holdall
Holdback
Holder
Holder-forth
Holdfast
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holding cell
holding company
holding device
Holding note
Holding over
holding pattern
holdout
holdover
Holdup
holdup man
Hole
Hole and corner
Hole board
hole card
Hole in the air
hole in the ground
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