Definitions for hold on

Definitions for (verb) hold on

Main entry: hold on, hang in, hang on, persevere, persist

Definition: be persistent, refuse to stop

Usage: he persisted to call me every night; The child persisted and kept asking questions

Main entry: hold on, stop

Definition: stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments

Usage: Hold on a moment!

Main entry: hold on, hold the line, hang on

Definition: hold the phone line open

Usage: Please hang on while I get your folder

Main entry: grasp, hold on

Definition: hold firmly

Main entry: hold on, keep

Definition: retain possession of

Usage: Can I keep my old stuffed animals?; She kept her maiden name after she married

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