hold out

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To withhold something

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

Alternative spelling of holdout
To wait, or refuse in hopes of getting something better (from a negotiation, etc.)

How long has he been holding out?.

To set something aside or save it for later

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

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.

To survive, endure

How long can they hold out without water?.

last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten years"
thrust or extend out; "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"; "the bee exserted its sting"
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
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
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
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
hang on, endure; extent, stretch forth
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"
stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
wait uncompromisingly for something desirable; "He held out for the dessert and did not touch the cheeses"
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
wait uncompromisingly for something desirable; "He held out for the dessert and did not touch the cheeses
hold out the olive branch
make a peaceful gesture, offer peace
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One who refuses to give consent to an agreement in the hope of an improved offer; one who holds out
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{i} act of refusing to do something; one who delays in signing a contract in the hopes of getting a better deal; one who refuses to cooperate
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the act of hiding playing cards in a gambling game so they are available for personal use later
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a negotiator who hopes to gain concessions by refusing to come to terms; "their star pitcher was a holdout for six weeks"
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a refusal by a negotiator to come to terms in the hope of obtaining a better deal. (derivation) resist, hold out, withstand, stand firm
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The ability to uniformly hold ink on the paper's surface Higher holdout means a sharper dot and increased ink gloss
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A holdout is someone who refuses to agree or act with other people in a particular situation and by doing so stops the situation from progressing or being resolved. France has been the holdout in trying to negotiate an end to the dispute
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The refusal to an agreement in the hope of an improved offer
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the act of hiding playing cards in a gambling game so they are available for personal use later a refusal by a negotiator to come to terms in the hope of obtaining a better deal a negotiator who hopes to gain concessions by refusing to come to terms; "their star pitcher was a holdout for six weeks
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the ability to keep ink on top of the paper's surface rather than absorb it into the sheet
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a refusal by a negotiator to come to terms in the hope of obtaining a better deal
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The degree to which a substrate does not absorb an ink
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The ability of a paper to hold ink on the surface instead of absorbing it Papers with good holdout produce sharper printed images
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