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, 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";

Wiktionary

  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

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.

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

How to pronounce holding?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say holding in sign language?

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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. Darcy Meys:

    Josh was just showing pride for his country and who he is as a shooter and as a kid who wants to be in the Marines and protect his country and follow in his grandfather’s footsteps, he was not dressed inappropriately. He was not holding the gun incorrectly and He was respecting the flag.

  2. Gaggan Anand:

    My house was one kilometer from here, my earliest memory was when I was with my dad, holding his hand, shopping. This is what has brought me to the culture of food, where I am today.

  3. South Carolina:

    The North Carolina legislature needs to come to its senses on choosing a primary date, holding their primary in February would be disastrous for the state party and activists.

  4. Juda Engelmayer:

    Her showing up into the lion’s den shows she’s holding her head up and saying, ‘ You guys are wrong and I ’m gon na call you out right at your own event, ’.

  5. H.L. Mencken:

    The government consists of a gang of men exactly like you and me. They have, taking one with another, no special talent for the business of government they have only a talent for getting and holding office.

Images & Illustrations of holding

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