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Wiktionary

  1. hold-upnoun

    A delay or wait.

    What is the holdup?

  2. hold-upnoun

    a robbery at gunpoint

    This is a hold-up! Give us all your money.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hold-up in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hold-up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of hold-up in a Sentence

  1. Eddie Gallagher:

    My first reaction to seeing the videos was surprise and disgust that they would make up blatant lies about me, but I quickly realized that they were scared that the truth would come out of how cowardly they acted on deployment, i felt sorry for them that they thought it necessary to smear my name, but they never realized what the consequences of their lies would be. As upset as I was, the videos also gave me confidence because I knew that their lies would never hold up under real questioning and the jury would see through it. Their lies and( Naval Criminal Investigative Service's) refusal to ask hard questions or corroborate their stories strengthened my resolve to go to trial and clear my name.

  2. Jonathan Barratt:

    Any number should be supportive of oil prices and a reason for prices to hold up.

  3. Mitch Zeller:

    We learnt a lot from what happened the last time around, and took the time through the research to get this right, if we are sued after we issue a final rule, we strongly believe this will hold up under any legal challenges.

  4. Israel Adesanya:

    First off, let me take this one. Hold up. I ’m Black. I can take this one, look, there’s a lot of c --- s in this game. There are a lot of snakes in this game. I’ve been in this fight game since 2008. Joe Rogan is one of the nicest, coolest, humble motherf ----- s I’ve had the pleasure of working with. Understand that.

  5. Anna Kaplan:

    Last night at a rally held by the former President, and today at a political rally held by a candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, supporters were urged to hold up their right hands in a unified salute that should shock the conscience of every American for its remarkable similarity to the 'Heil Hitler' salute used by the Nazis.

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