Definitions for holding
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word holding.
retention, keeping, holdingnoun
the act of retaining something
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";
Something that one owns, especially stocks and bonds.
A determination of law made by a court.
A tenure; a farm or other estate held of another.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from hold.
Holdings were so plentiful, and holders so scarce, as well was the landlord who could not get a tenant. Carew.
The holding every man shall beat as loud
As his strong sides can volly. William Shakespeare, Ant. and Cleopatra.
the act or state of sustaining, grasping, or retaining
a tenure; a farm or other estate held of another
that which holds, binds, or influences
the burden or chorus of a song
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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Rank popularity for the word 'holding' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1433
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'holding' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2036
Rank popularity for the word 'holding' in Nouns Frequency: #1985
The numerical value of holding in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of holding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Will we do a better job fighting influenza because of what we've learned ? i hope so, but I'm not holding my breath.
The problem is not Guantanamo or holding them somewhere else.
You can rustle a chip packet and they know what’s in there, that makes them aggressive. Greg Piper said when Greg Piper visited the site, Greg Piper saw tourists holding out apples, bananas, corn chips and other processed foods to the wild animals, The Guardian reported. Kangaroos typically graze on grasses. A nutritionist for a zoo in Australia said disrupting a kangaroo's diet can result in aggression and health problems. ( Facebook/Kroosn Shuttle Service Pty Ltd) Disrupting the kangaroo’s natural diet can cause health problems, such as stomach ulcers, and cause aggression, according to the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection.
If things don't settle down in China, we could have another ugly open (Tuesday) and you wouldn't want to be caught holding positions you bought this morning.
At this valuation we're happy to continue holding.
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Translations for holding
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- omistusosuus, tilalla, omistusFinnish
- possession, en portantFrench
- владение, холдингRussian
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