What does Holding mean?

Definitions for Holding
ˈhoʊl dɪŋHold·ing

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. retention, keeping, holdingnoun

    the act of retaining something

  2. property, belongings, holdingnoun

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. holdingnoun

    Something that one owns, especially stocks and bonds.

  2. holdingnoun

    A determination of law made by a court.

  3. holdingnoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Holding

    of Hold

  2. Holdingnoun

    the act or state of sustaining, grasping, or retaining

  3. Holdingnoun

    a tenure; a farm or other estate held of another

  4. Holdingnoun

    that which holds, binds, or influences

  5. Holdingnoun

    the burden or chorus of a song

Freebase

  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.

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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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of Holding in a Sentence

  1. Steve Vladeck:

    The court's summary rulings today in a pair of redistricting cases from North Carolina seem to drive home that the justices are not in a hurry to reconsider claims of partisan gerrymandering after sidestepping two major cases earlier this term, but that they will continue to pay close attention to claims that district lines were drawn due to race-based considerations, of course, whether Justice( Anthony) Kennedy's successor will tip the scales in favor or against these claims more categorically remains to be seen, so today's decisions are perhaps best understood as putting things into a holding pattern.

  2. Blake Aldridge:

    We've also heard of churches that are holding service in large parking lots and broadcasting the service over a radio station.

  3. Tia McNeill:

    Our family does not place blame anywhere, what I'm holding onto is that I want to continue this dialogue and the information, and the awareness is important, and that's one of the things that I just have to do.

  4. Maggie Gremminger:

    A stranger offered to hold her newborn while she sat on the floor, there in the airplane aisle. She was holding her dog and rocking back and forth. Her daughter was also crying.

  5. Matthew J. Hartman:

    ...the plane looked like it was holding steady.

Images & Illustrations of Holding

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    large recently extinct long-horned European wild ox; considered one of the ancestors of domestic cattle
    • A. imperviousness
    • B. anestrus
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