hold over

Primary Meanings of hold over

1.
v
hold over goods to be sold for the next season
2.
v
keep in a position or state from an earlier period of time
3.
v
intimidate somebody (with a threat)
Full Definitions of hold over
1

v hold over goods to be sold for the next season

Synonyms:
carry over
Type of:
hold on, keep
retain possession of

v hold back to a later time

Synonyms:
defer, postpone, prorogue, put off, put over, remit, set back, shelve, table
Types:
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call
stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather
hold
stop dealing with
suspend
render temporarily ineffective
probate
put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence
reprieve, respite
postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
Type of:
delay
act later than planned, scheduled, or required
2

v keep in a position or state from an earlier period of time

Type of:
hold, keep, maintain
keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"

v continue a term of office past the normal period of time

Type of:
continue, remain, stay, stay on
continue in a place, position, or situation
3

v intimidate somebody (with a threat)

Type of:
intimidate
make timid or fearful

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