Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) hold, support, sustain, hold up (be the physical support of; carry the weight of) "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
- S: (v) hold up (hold up something as an example; hold up one's achievements for admiration)
- S: (v) delay, detain, hold up (cause to be slowed down or delayed) "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"
- S: (v) hold up, stick up (rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat)
- S: (v) survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out (continue to live and avoid dying) "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?" "One crash victim died, the other lived"
- S: (v) defy, withstand, hold, hold up (resist or confront with resistance) "The politician defied public opinion"; "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"; "The bridge held"
- S: (v) stand up, hold up, hold water (resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.) "Her shoes won't hold up"; "This theory won't hold water"