Definitions for "hold"
To prosecute, have, take, or join in, as something which is the result of united action; as to, hold a meeting, a festival, a session, etc.; hence, to direct and bring about officially; to conduct or preside at; as, the general held a council of war; a judge holds a court; a clergyman holds a service.
1) To make a ticket unavailable for sale, to put seats aside for use later (also referred to as "pulling" seats). 2) Ticket reservations that have been paid for and will be picked up by the patron at the door (also called "at the door holds").
Handle minus payoffs, or the gross receipts after paying out all winning tickets.
The whole interior portion of a vessel below the lower deck, in which the cargo is stowed.
1. The interior of a vessel below deck where cargo is carried. 2. to delay; to pause (verb); a delay; a pause (noun). 3. A verb with multiple other meanings than those noted above such as: to retain, to contain, to maintain, to bind, to bear, to own.
The large compartments below the main deck of a vessel used to carry cargo.
An informal practice by which a senator informs his or her floor leader that he or she does not wish a particular bill or other measure to reach the floor for consideration. The Majority Leader need not follow the senator's wishes but is on notice that the opposing senator may filibuster any motion to proceed to consider the measure. back to top of G, H, I, J, K glossary
The cards you nominate to keep in any given hand.
an informal Senate practice that allows an individual senator to block votes on legislation and nominations, sometimes for policy reasons and sometimes for leverage on other issues
Keywords:  grasp, grip, restrain, clasp, saguto
To cause to remain in a given situation, position, or relation, within certain limits, or the like; to prevent from falling or escaping; to sustain; to restrain; to keep in the grasp; to retain.
To restrain one's self; to refrain.
The act of holding, as in or with the hands or arms; the manner of holding, whether firm or loose; seizure; grasp; clasp; grip; possession; -- often used with the verbs take and lay.
Keywords:  halt, shouted, marshal, freeze, bcd
Not to move; to halt; to stop; -- mostly in the imperative.
Temporary halt in fighting activities, usually called by the marshals.
This is usually heard shouted in panic, and means, "Stop whatever you are doing and look around. Someone or something is about to get hurt!"
An announcement of a possible impending Challenge. The player "Holding" may use as much time as he or she wishes while deciding whether or not to Challenge. During a hold the clock is not neutralized. See Challenge and Courtesy Rule, and Neutralizing the Clock.
A request for the person who has just played to delay drawing tiles until the second player decides whether or not to challenge. See Challenge Rule.
The command given to cease all fighting, this is an emergency command not a courtesy. Anyone can call a hold.
A place of security; a fortified place; a fort; a castle; -- often called a stronghold.
A character [thus ?] placed over or under a note or rest, and indicating that it is to be prolonged; -- called also pause, and corona.
A hold placed on a student's academic record due to an outstanding financial obligation or academic hold. A financial obligation carries an additional $5.00 fee that is added to the student's account.
To temporarily prevent a range of physical memory from being paged out by the Virtual Memory Manager.
Proposal has been received but is temporarily not moving through the review process. A proposal can be on hold for a variety of reasons, including missing documents or invoice problems.
this allows you to hang up the handset, temporarily cutting off the caller without disconnecting the call
Keywords:  casino, won, lost, fifteen, profit
The net amount of money a particular game takes in over a certain period of time. For example if player's purchase $1000 in chips at a blackjack table and walk away with $800 in chips then the hold is $200. The player does not need to be concerned about the hold but it is of interest to casino management.
The amount lost by the player, expressed as a percentage of the amount he staked at the game. This generally refers to the actual amount in a given situation. The terms "edge," "advantage," or "percentage" are used to express estimates or expectations.
Money from lost bets that the casino wins.
To impose restraint upon; to limit in motion or action; to bind legally or morally; to confine; to restrain.
A place of confinement; a prison; confinement; custody; guard.
a state of being confined (usually for a short time); "his detention was politically motivated"; "the prisoner is on hold"; "he is in the custody of police"
Applied to a specific security, hold refers to an analyst recommendation to...
A brokerage recommendation generally meaning to maintain ownership of a security over a long period of time. The broker is not positive enough to recommend to buy, but is not negative enough to recommend to sell.
To maintain ownership of a security over a long period of time. "Hold" is also a recommendation of an analyst who is not positive enough on a stock to recommend a buy, but not negative enough on the stock to recommend a sell.
one of two Hungarian units of land area. The traditional magyar hold or Hungarian acre is equal to 1200 square (fathoms) or about 0.4314 hectare (1.066 acres). The official kataszteri hold or cadastral hold, used for land taxation, is 1600 square öl or about 0.5752 hectare (1.421 acres); this unit is equivalent to the Austrian joch.
secure and keep for possible future use or application; "The landlord retained the security deposit"; "I reserve the right to disagree"
arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance; "reserve me a seat on a flight"; "The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family"; "please hold a table at Maxim's"
a reservation placed for a speaker's time on a specific date
maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings); "bear a grudge"; "entertain interesting notions"; "harbor a resentment"
be valid, applicable, or true; "This theory still holds"
be pertinent or relevant or applicable; "The same laws apply to you!"; "This theory holds for all irrational numbers"; "The same rules go for everyone"
A measure for relief pitchers who are not closers. Credit a hold if a pitcher enters the game in a Save Situation records at least one out, does not finish the game, and leaves the game with the lead.
Details ] [ ] Holds. A Hold is credited any time a relief pitcher enters a game in a Save Situation, records at least one out, and leaves the game never having relinquished the lead.
have room for; hold without crowding; "This hotel can accommodate 250 guests"; "The theater admits 300 people"; "The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people"
be in accord; be in agreement; "We agreed on the terms of the settlement"; "I can't agree with you!"; "I hold with those who say life is sacred"; "Both philosophers concord on this point"
Keywords:  button, press, mouse, drag, keyboard
To continue to press a keyboard key or mouse button.
(H) On key sets, the hold is a red button which when depressed provides local holding of a call.
Retaining specific cards in your hand by pressing the hold button associated with it.
Keywords:  persist, openly, sustain, abide, endure
To maintain in being or action; to carry on; to prosecute, as a course of conduct or an argument; to continue; to sustain.
To accept, as an opinion; to be the adherent of, openly or privately; to persist in, as a purpose; to maintain; to sustain.
Not to fail or be found wanting; to continue; to last; to endure a test or trial; to abide; to persist.
To retain in one's keeping; to maintain possession of, or authority over; not to give up or relinquish; to keep; to defend.
To have; to possess; to be in possession of; to occupy; to derive title to; as, to hold office.
To receive and retain; to contain as a vessel; as, this pail holds milk; hence, to be able to receive and retain; to have capacity or containing power for.
In general, to keep one's self in a given position or condition; to remain fixed. Hence:
Not to give way; not to part or become separated; to remain unbroken or unsubdued.
Not to fall away, desert, or prove recreant; to remain attached; to cleave; -- often with with, to, or for.
To postpone or delay use of a completely or partially written article or an important story.
time during which some action is awaited; "instant replay caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the action"
To delay the use of money for a short period of time, until funds have cleared the account they are coming from.
Keywords:  canteen, jar, himself, drunk, carry
To bear, carry, or manage; as he holds himself erect; he holds his head high.
contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"
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?"
lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits; "moderate your alcohol intake"; "hold your tongue"; "hold your temper"; "control your anger"
keep from exhaling or expelling; "hold your breath"
a notice that may affect your use of Quest , or your interaction with the University
Keywords:  feedhold, see
See Feedhold.
when you're satisfied with your hand and decide not to take another card you hold (also called stand).
a red light when you are not supposed to go forward
On a VP machine, click hold to selects the cards you want to keep. You can often click on the card itself to hold it.
Keywords:  stoppage, temporary
A temporary stoppage.
Keywords:  agarres, climbing, rock
agarres—rock climbing
A dwelling cut out of rock so it is safe from Thread. Where common people live.
an aeronautical maneuver that keeps an aircraft in a predetermined safe area while waiting for a clearance, weather Weather comprises all the various phenomena that occur in the atmosphere of a planet
Keywords:  boxer, clutch, punch, opposing
To clutch the opposing boxer so he cannot punch.
assert or affirm; "Rousseau's philosophy holds that people are inherently good"
Any feature of the natural rockface which assists the climber's upward motion.
(aka: "check", "grab", "stick") when the ball stays near where it lands, not rolling forward very much if at all. To stay on the green after landing. Example: "I was hoping my downwind 6 iron shot would hold the green."
A restriction that stops all or a specific part of a checking or savings account from being paid out.
A situation when the institution prevents a student from receiving a Financial Aid check. For example: A delinquent debt owed to Southwestern College a document required by the Financial Aid Office that the student has not yet submitted.
an exceptional, discretionary practice to ensure that a cheque has cleared the account and financial institution it is drawn on before we release the funds to the member
To let the ball settle into the hands briefly on a shot instead of releasing it immediately.
keep a job from executing until it is released or keep a job in the system after it has finished executing
Keywords:  taxi, horse, departing
keep from departing; "Hold the taxi"; "Hold the horse"
An area on the lane that resists hook action of the ball, preventing it from hooking high on the head pin.
Feature whereby a station user can remain connected to a line while not off-hook to the line. PBXs have provided a new range of hold features that are more easily implemented by means of their programmed intelligence than through mechanical arrangements.
Keywords:  grappling, traps, move, player
a move that traps a player so he or she cannot move at will
Keywords:  win, serve, game, left, percentage
The total amount of money left after all the winning hands are paid off.
winning the game when serving
The percentage the house wins.
Keywords:  harmless, clause
Hold Harmless Clause
A status code for a domain name indicating that it does not presently function as an Internet address. From a technical point of view, it is no longer included in the zone files for that top-level domain. The domain name record, however, remains in the registrar's DNS. Also See Parked Host As applied to the Internet, it is a computer with an Internet address that runs the "server" programs that supply resources and services to the Net. When refering to name servers, the computers that have both the software and the data required to resolve domain names to Internet Protocol (IP) numbers. Also See Name Server
A status code for a domain name indicating that the domain name is no longer included in the zone files for the top level domain. [See Deactivation
the feature on most control units that allows the caregiver to manually keep the system from alarming while shifting the patient or assisting the patient in getting up/exiting.
Keywords:  esteem, think, judge, regard, consider
To consider; to regard; to esteem; to account; to think; to judge.
The share price is trading around what we believe the company to be worth. It's fair value and existing holdings can be maintained.
An interpolation setting that maintains settings from one key frame until the next key frame and uses the space of only one frame to jump to the next setting.
Initiating a redirect for necessary action. See: Benefit Issuances
a serious action and requires immediate resolution
aim, point, or direct; "Hold the fire extinguisher directly on the flames"
keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view; "take for granted"; "view as important"; "hold these truths to be self-evident"; "I hold him personally responsible"
Keywords:  commas, ascii, string, add, converted
Add the ASCII character to the number being converted to a text string. Used by # to store ASCII characters in memory. : .TIME ( time -- ) S-D # # # ASCII : HOLD #S # TYPE ; 1032 .TIME ( prints 10:32 ) Related Words: # # #S # COMMAS
an administrative block that prevents normal processing
is an artificial restriction which prevents a job from being selected for processing. There are three types of holds, which is applied by the job owner, (or operator) which is applied by the batch operator or administrator, and which is applied by the system itself or the batch system administrator.
Keywords:  shut, complete, down
a complete shut down
organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course"
Keywords:  defend
To successfully defend.
Keywords:  hang, defense, successful, allow
To hang on, to allow a successful defense.
Keywords:  hedge, fund, company
holding company hedge fund
a restriction on a payment for the partial or entire balance
A restriction on withdrawal of all or part of the balance in an account for reasons and time periods defined by your bank.
A term used to designate the status of a product stored for a customer who has not fulfilled the terms of the rental agreement.
Keywords:  transparency, tool, powerful
a very powerful tool and must be used with transparency
Keywords:  influence, binding, power
Binding power and influence.
Keywords:  percentage, coins, machine, played, see
See hold percentage.
The Hold is the percentage of coins played that are kept by the machine.
power by which something or someone is affected or dominated; "he has a hold over them"
Keywords:  exclusive, common, see
See Common Hold or Exclusive Hold
Keywords:  ground, claim, authority, take
The authority or ground to take or keep; claim.
Maintaining ownership of a security over an extended period of time.
A word used on a continuity report to indicate that a particular take should be kept, but not developed.
Keywords:  attached, land, building
a building with land attached
Keywords:  derive, title, right, generally
To derive right or title; -- generally with of.
Keywords:  stand, see
Keywords:  see