to cohere or remain or cause to cohere or remain in one piece: your old coat holds together very well
to stay or cause to stay united: the children held the family together
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How to use hold together in a sentence
Bloom says we ought to think of truth as resembling a scientific hypothesis that helps us hold together our bits of knowledge.
You're part of the web of tightly woven relationships, some blood, some not, that hold together a rural community.How 'The Little Way of Ruthie Leming' Taught Me It's OK to Love My Hometown | Justin Green | April 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Unfortunately, you can't hold together a high-tech oil drilling economy with baling wire and chewing gum.
They must hold together a coalition that is sliced apart by the abortion issue.
Because, we all know, football players are supposed to be too spoiled and too immature to hold together as a real union.
Mr. Bradlaugh had to hold together a different species, with leaping legs, butting horns, and a less gregarious tendency.Reminiscences of Charles Bradlaugh | George W. Foote
Will those timbers which bore us here so miraculously hold together till morning?Masterman Ready | Captain Frederick Marryat
The contractor made each coffin last as long as the boards would hold together.
After this bath, I shall take it through one of thin size, to help the paper to hold together.There and Back | George MacDonald
The strongest ship that ever was built could not hold together long on that sand with such a sea on as there will be there now.A Chapter of Adventures | G. A. Henty