HyperDic: hold_fast

English > 1 sense of the expression hold fast:
VERBcontacthold fast, adhere, bond, bind, stick, stick tostick / stick to firmly
English > hold fast: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
Meaningstick / stick to firmly.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Synonymsadhere, bond, bind, stick, stick to
Caused byaffix, stick onattach to
Narrowerbindform a chemical bond with
BroaderattachBecome attached
Similar tocling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohereCome or be in close contact with
Spanishadherirse, adherir, asociarse, atar, encolar, incorporarse, liar, ligarse, pegarse, pegar, unirse, vincular
Catalanadherir, encolar, enganxar, lligar, vincular
Nounsholdfastrestraint that attaches to something or holds something in place

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