HyperDic: holding

English > 2 senses of the word holding:
NOUNactholding, retention, keepingthe act of retaining something
possessionholding, property, belongingssomething owned
holding > pronunciation
Soundshhow'ldihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > holding: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of retaining something.
Synonymsretention, keeping
NarrowerstorageThe act of storing something
withholdingThe act of holding back or keeping within your possession or control
Broaderpossession, ownershipThe act of having and controlling property
Spanishholding, retención
Catalanretenció
Verbsholdsecure and keep for possible future use or application
English > holding: 2 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningSomething owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone.
Synonymsproperty, belongings
NarrowercommonageProperty held in common
community propertyproperty and income belonging jointly to a married couple
estateEverything you own
heirloom(law) any property that is considered by law or custom as inseparable from an inheritance is inherited with that inheritance
hereditamentAny property (real or personal or mixed) that can be inherited
intellectual propertyintangible property that is the result of creativity (such as patents / patents or trademarks or copyrights)
landholdingA holding in the form of land
lease, rental, lettingProperty that is leased or rented out or let
personal property, personal estate, personalty, private propertymovable property (as distinguished from real estate)
public propertyProperty owned by a government
ratables, rateablesProperty that provides tax income for local governments
real property, real estate, realty, immovableProperty consisting of houses and land
salvageProperty or goods saved from damage or destruction
shareholdingA holding in the form of shares of corporations
spiritualty, spirituality, church propertyProperty or income owned by a church
stockholding, stockholdingsA specific number of stocks or shares owned
tangible possession, material possessionProperty or belongings that are tangible
thingsAny movable possession (especially articles of clothing)
trade-inAn item of property that is given in part payment for a new one
trustSomething (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
wealthProperty that has economic utility
worldly possessions, worldly belongings, worldly goodsAll the property that someone possess
BroaderpossessionAnything owned or possessed
Spanishbien, pertenencia, posesiones, posesión, propiedad
Catalancoses, pertinença, pertinences, possessió, possessions, propietat
Verbsholdhave or possess / possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense

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