hold over

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something left from an earlier time

The QWERTY keyboard layout is a holdover from the days when manual typewriters jammed.

to save, delay

We will have to hold over these files until tomorrow.

continue a term of office past the normal period of time
hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"
If you hold something over someone, you use it in order to threaten them or make them do what you want. Did Laurie know something, and hold it over Felicity?
intimidate somebody (with a threat); "She was holding it over him"
continue a term of office past the normal period of time keep in a position or state from an earlier period of time
If something is held over, it does not happen or it is not dealt with until a future date. Further voting might be held over until tomorrow We would have held the story over until the next day
hold over goods to be sold for the next season
keep in a position or state from an earlier period of time
hold over someone's head
To harp on; to remind continuously (especially of a misstep or defeat)

I get one parking ticket and he holds it over my head for six months.

holdover
Something left behind, saved or remaining from an earlier time.''

That policy is a holdover from days of punch card data entry.

holdover
an action, feeling, or idea that has continued from the past into the present = hangover holdover from
holdover
{i} person or thing that remains from a previous time
holdover
something that has survived from the past; "a holdover from the sixties"; "hangovers from the 19th century"
holdover
Something left behind, saved or remaining from an earlier time
holdover
an official who remains in office after his term
hold over

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    /ˈhōld ˈōvər/ /ˈhoʊld ˈoʊvɜr/

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    [ 'hOld ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English healdan; akin to Old High German haltan to hold, and perhaps to Latin celer rapid, Greek klonos agitation.