1. hold dear be fond of; be attached to
  2. hold water resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.
  3. holdover something that has survived from the past
  4. holder a holding device
  5. hereditary occurring among people descended from a common ancestor
  6. heliometer an instrument used to measure the angular separation of two stars that are too far apart to be included in the field of view of an ordinary telescope
  7. healthier improved in health or physical condition
  8. health care the preservation of mental and physical health by preventing or treating illness through services offered by the health profession
  9. hold down restrain
  10. hold over hold over goods to be sold for the next season
  11. healthcare the preservation of mental and physical health by preventing or treating illness through services offered by the health profession
  12. halter rope or canvas headgear for a horse, with a rope for leading
  13. hold-down a limitation or constraint
  14. headwater the source of a river
  15. Hollander a native or inhabitant of Holland
  16. heliolatry the worship of the sun
  17. headwaiter a dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers
  18. holy order the sacrament of ordination
  19. cold weather a period of unusually cold weather
  20. field theory (physics) a theory that explains a physical phenomenon in terms of a field and the manner in which it interacts with matter or with other fields