What does HOLDING mean?

Definitions for HOLDINGˈhoʊl dɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word HOLDING.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. retention, keeping, holding(noun)

    the act of retaining something

  2. property, belongings, holding(noun)

    something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone

    "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";


  1. holding(Noun)

    Something that one owns, especially stocks and bonds.

  2. holding(Noun)

    A determination of law made by a court.

  3. holding(Noun)

    A tenure; a farm or other estate held of another.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Holding

    of Hold

  2. Holding(noun)

    the act or state of sustaining, grasping, or retaining

  3. Holding(noun)

    a tenure; a farm or other estate held of another

  4. Holding(noun)

    that which holds, binds, or influences

  5. Holding(noun)

    the burden or chorus of a song


  1. Holding

    The holding is a court's determination of a matter of law based on the issue presented in the particular case. In other words: under this law, with these facts, this result.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HOLDING' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1433

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HOLDING' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2036

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'HOLDING' in Nouns Frequency: #1985


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of HOLDING in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of HOLDING in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steny Hoyer:

    We're holding our powder dry.

  2. Circuit Judge Gerald Lynch:

    We'll all be holding our breath.

  3. Ulas Ozturk:

    This has nothing to do with Boydak Holding.

  4. George S. Patton:

    Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.

  5. Publilius Syrus:

    Valor grows by daring, fear by holding back.

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