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1 hold up

Be the physical support of; carry the weight of.

synoniemen: hold, support, sustain.

Roget 143: continue, persist; go on, jog on, keep on, run on, hold on; abide, keep, pursue, stick to its course, take its course, maintain its course; carry on, ... meer laten zien

Roget 707: aid, assist, help, succor, lend one's aid; come to the aid etc. n.. of; contribute, subscribe to; bring aid, give aid, furnish aid, ... meer laten zien

Roget 215: be supported &c.; lie on, sit on, recline on, lean on, loll on, rest on, stand on, step on, repose on, abut on, bear on, be based on ... meer laten zien

2 hold up

Hold up something as an example; hold up one's achievements for admiration.

Nederlands: voorhouden

3 hold up

Cause to be slowed down or delayed.

synoniemen: delay, detain.

4 hold up

Rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat.

synoniem: stick up.

Roget 791: steal, thieve, rob, mug, purloin, pilfer, filch, prig, bag, nim, crib, cabbage, palm; abstract; ... meer laten zien

5 hold up

Continue to live and avoid dying.

synoniemen: endure, go, hold out, last, live, live on, survive.

Roget 931: approve; approbate, think good, think much of, think well of, think highly of; esteem, value, prize; set great store by, set great store on.    do justice to, appreciate; honor, ... meer laten zien

Roget 882: be ostentatious etc. adj.; come forward, put oneself forward; attract attention, star it.    cut a figure, make a dash, make a splash, make a splurge, cut a dash, cut a splash, cut a splurge; ... meer laten zien

Roget 604a: persevere, persist; hold on, hold out; die in the last ditch, be in at the death; stick to, cling to, adhere to; stick to one's text, keep on; keep to one's course, keep to one's ground, maintain one's course, ... meer laten zien

Roget 340: be dry etc. adj.. render dry etc. adj.; dry; dry up, soak up; sponge, swab, wipe; drain.    ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: handhaven, leven, overblijven, overleven, trotseren, voortbestaan, voortduren, voortleven

6 hold up

Resist or confront with resistance.

synoniemen: defy, hold, withstand.

Nederlands: weerstaan

7 hold up

Resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.:
— Her shoes won't hold up.

synoniemen: hold water, stand up.

Moby betekeniswoordenboek: adjourn, advertise, afford support, air, arrest, back, back up, backpedal, backwater, be consistent, be proof against, be the case, be true, be truthful, be unflappable, bear, bear out, bear up, bear up against, blazon forth ... meer laten zien.

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