What does take hold mean?

Definitions for take hold

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. take hold, take charge, take control(verb)

    assume control

  2. hold, take hold(verb)

    have or hold in one's hands or grip

    "Hold this bowl for a moment, please"; "A crazy idea took hold of him"


  1. take hold(Verb)

    to grasp, seize

  2. take hold(Verb)

    to take root, become established


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of take hold in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of take hold in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steven Warren:

    That training is starting to take hold.

  2. Lou Brien:

    There is confidence that it will take time for the contract to take hold.

  3. Harry Tchilinguirian:

    It is unlikely that a trend in crude stock declines will take hold just yet.

  4. Peter Cardillo:

    Oversold, it was just a matter of time before we see stabilizing prices take hold there.

  5. Henry Ward Beecher:

    Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.

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