The cargo area of a ship or aircraft, (often cargo hold). (noun)
To grasp or grip. (verb)
Examples of word hold
I was not entirely sure that I should be able to hold my own with him, but I at least had the purpose made to do as well as I could upon him; and now I say that I will not be the first to cry hold.
Without saying anything of my intentions to any one, I mounted the railing, and taking hold of the centre rope, just below the upper block, I put one foot on the hook below the lower block, and stepped off just as I did so some one called out hold on.
* puts me on hold for 5 minutes -I still have the customer on hold*
He's being held by Mary Landrieu, who admits that her hold is about the White House's moratorium on offshore drilling, not about Lew, who she says “clearly possesses the expertise necessary to serve as one of the President's most important economic advisors.”
"Despite The Post's claim to the contrary, my hold is absolutely related to Mr. Lew and the position he seeks," Landrieu wrote in response.
In other areas where that process is already being done, they're in what they call a hold and rebuild phase, where they're trying to get that sort of trust with the local population.
And then increasingly he got what he called a hold on himself.
I would rate Ford a short term hold with a medium to long term buy.
That being said, the insights and answers provided in this title hold true to biblical statements concerning the evidence of God found throughout creation and His people, and should be acceptable within all major denominational bents.
Instead, a "hold" is shorthand for a promise to obstruct all further consideration of a particular piece of Senate business. explanation of how this works came from David Waldman, and I encourage you to read it in full.