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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"
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"
hold the attention of; "The soprano held the audience"; "This story held our interest"; "She can hold an audience spellbound"
aim, point, or direct; "Hold the fire extinguisher directly on the flames"
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?"
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"
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"
stop dealing with; "hold all calls to the President's office while he is in a meeting"
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"
have as a major characteristic; "The novel holds many surprises"; "The book holds in store much valuable advise"