Definitions of holding

n the act of retaining something

keeping, retention
the act of holding back or keeping within your possession or control
the act of storing something
preservation and methodical arrangement as of documents and papers etc.
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ownership, possession
the act of having and controlling property

n something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone

belongings, property
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material possession, tangible possession
property or belongings that are tangible
worldly belongings, worldly goods, worldly possessions
all the property that someone possess
ratables, rateables
property that provides tax income for local governments
any property (real or personal or mixed) that can be inherited
intellectual property
intangible property that is the result of creativity (such as patents or trademarks or copyrights)
community property
property and income belonging jointly to a married couple
personal estate, personal property, personalty, private property
movable property (as distinguished from real estate)
any movable possession (especially articles of clothing)
immovable, real estate, real property, realty
property consisting of houses and land
property held in common
a holding in the form of land
property or goods saved from damage or destruction
a holding in the form of shares of corporations
church property, spirituality, spiritualty
property or income owned by a church
lease, letting, rental
property that is leased or rented out or let
an item of property that is given in part payment for a new one
public property
property owned by a government
property that has economic utility: a monetary value or an exchange value
everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
(law) any property that is considered by law or custom as inseparable from an inheritance is inherited with that inheritance
stockholding, stockholdings
a specific number of stocks or shares owned
something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
chattel, movable, personal chattel
personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
effects, personal effects
property of a personal character that is portable but not used in business
acres, demesne, estate, land, landed estate
extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
temporality, temporalty
the worldly possessions of a church
benefice, ecclesiastical benefice
an endowed church office giving income to its holder
car rental, hire car, rent-a-car, self-drive, u-drive, you-drive
a rented car
sublease, sublet
a lease from one lessee to another
the land on which real estate is located
dead hand, mortmain
real property held inalienably (as by an ecclesiastical corporation)
wealth reckoned in terms of money
clobber, stuff
informal terms for personal possessions
gross estate
the total valuation of the estate's assets at the time of the person's death
net estate
the estate remaining after debts and funeral expenses and administrative expenses have been deducted from the gross estate; the estate then left to be distributed (and subject to federal and state inheritance taxes)
estate for life, life estate
(law) an estate whose duration is limited to the life of the person holding it
jointure, legal jointure
(law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower
active trust
a trust in which the trustee must perform certain duties
blind trust
a trust that enables a person to avoid possible conflict of interest by transferring assets to a fiduciary; the person establishing the trust gives up the right to information about the assets
passive trust
a trust in which the trustee performs no active duties
charitable trust, public trust
a trust created for charitable or religious or educational or scientific purposes
Clifford trust, grantor trust
a trust established to shift the income to someone who is taxed at a lower rate than the grantor for a period of 10 years or more
implied trust
a trust inferred by operation of law
direct trust, express trust
a trust created by the free and deliberate act of the parties involved (usually on the basis of written documentation)
discretionary trust
a trust that gives the trustee discretion to pay the beneficiary as much of the trust income as the trustee believes appropriate
inter vivos trust, living trust
a trust created and operating during the grantor's lifetime
spendthrift trust
a trust created to maintain a beneficiary but to be secure against the beneficiary's improvidence
testamentary trust
a trust that is created under a will and that becomes active after the grantor dies
Totten trust, savings account trust, savings bank trust, trust account, trustee account
a savings account deposited by someone who makes themselves the trustee for a beneficiary and who controls it during their lifetime; afterward the balance is payable to the previously named beneficiary
voting trust
an agreement whereby persons owning stock with voting powers retain ownership while transferring the voting rights to the trustees
Type of:
anything owned or possessed

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