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hold out
To withhold something

You've got a key! Why have you been holding out on me?.

hold out
To set something aside or save it for later

Pack the boxes, but hold out a few blue ones for later.

hold out
Alternative spelling of holdout
hold out
To hold (something) out; to extend (something) forward

I held out my hand, and the horrible, soft-spoken, eyeless creature gripped it in a moment like a vise. I was so much startled that I struggled to withdraw; but the blind man pulled me close up to him with a single action of his arm.

hold out
To survive, endure

How long can they hold out without water?.

hold out
To wait, or refuse in hopes of getting something better (from a negotiation, etc.)

How long has he been holding out?.

hold out
wait uncompromisingly for something desirable; "He held out for the dessert and did not touch the cheeses"
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If you hold out, you manage to resist an enemy or opponent in difficult circumstances and refuse to give in. One prisoner was still holding out on the roof of the jail
hold out
stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
hold out
thrust or extend out; "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"; "the bee exserted its sting"
hold out
continue to live; endure or last; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The racecar driver lived through several very serious accidents"
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wait uncompromisingly for something desirable; "He held out for the dessert and did not touch the cheeses
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hang on, endure; extent, stretch forth
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If you say that someone is holding out on you, you think that they are refusing to give you information that you want. He had always believed that kids could sense it when you held out on them
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If you hold out for something, you refuse to accept something which you do not think is good enough or large enough, and you continue to demand more. I should have held out for a better deal He can only hold out a few more weeks
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If you hold out your hand or something you have in your hand, you move your hand away from your body, for example to shake hands with someone. `I'm Nancy Drew,' she said, holding out her hand
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If you hold out hope of something happening, you hope that in the future something will happen as you want it to. He still holds out hope that they could be a family again
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last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten years"
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