HyperDic: hold_over

English > 5 senses of the expression hold over:
VERBemotionhold overintimidate somebody (with a threat / threat)
possessionhold over, carry overhold over goods to be sold for the next season
stativehold overkeep in a position or state from an earlier period of time
stativehold overcontinue a term of office past the normal period of time
stativehold over, postpone, prorogue, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put offhold back to a later time
English > hold over: 5 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningintimidate somebody (with a threat / threat).
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderintimidatemake timid or fearful
Spanishinfundir miedo
English > hold over: 5 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaninghold over goods to be sold for the next season.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymcarry over
Broaderkeep, hold onRetain possession of
Spanishreservar
English > hold over: 5 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningKeep in a position or state from an earlier period of time.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderkeep, maintain, holdKeep in a certain state, position, or activity
See alsoholdkeep in a certain state, position, or activity
Nounsholdoversomething that has survived from the past
English > hold over: 5 senses > verb 4, stative
MeaningContinue a term of office past the normal period of time.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderstay, stay on, continue, remainContinue in a place, position, or situation
Nounsholdoveran official who remains in office after his term
English > hold over: 5 senses > verb 5, stative
Meaninghold back to a later time.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymspostpone, prorogue, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off
Entailscancel, call off, scratch, scrubpostpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
rescheduleAssign a new time and place for an event
Narrowercallstop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather
holdstop dealing with
probateput a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence
reprieve, respitepostpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution
suspendRender temporarily ineffective / ineffective / ineffective
BroaderdelayAct later than planned, scheduled, or required
Spanishaplazar, demorar, posponer, postergar, retrasar
Catalanajornar, endarrerir, posposar

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