verb (intr, adverb)
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Words nearby hold on
Idioms and Phrases with hold on
Also, hold on to. Maintain one's grip, cling, as in Hold on to your hat in this wind, or The early Christians held on to their beliefs despite strong opposition. [Early 1500s]
Continue to do something, persist, as in Please hold on for a while longer. [Late 1800s]
Stop, wait, as in Hold on! We can't go past this gate. [Mid-1800s]
Remain on a telephone line, as in If you can hold on a minute I'll go and find her. [Late 1800s]