hold over

Definitions of hold over
  1. verb
    hold over goods to be sold for the next season
    synonyms: carry over
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    hold on, keep
    retain possession of
  2. verb
    hold back to a later time
    synonyms: defer, postpone, prorogue, put off, put over, remit, set back, shelve, table
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    stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather
    stop dealing with
    render temporarily ineffective
    put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence
    reprieve, respite
    postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
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    act later than planned, scheduled, or required
  3. verb
    keep in a position or state from an earlier period of time
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    hold, keep, maintain
    keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"
  4. verb
    continue a term of office past the normal period of time
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    continue, remain, stay, stay on
    continue in a place, position, or situation
  5. verb
    intimidate somebody (with a threat)
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    make timid or fearful
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