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
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    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    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. Tan Cheng Bock:

    There is this potential mass exposure to this virus. So holding a general election at this time should not be considered.

  2. Marthe Skaar:

    Norges Bank Investment Management intends to join a legal action against Volkswagen arising out of that the company provided incorrect emissions data, we have been advised by our lawyers that the company's conduct gives rise to legal claims under German law. As an investor, it is our responsibility to safeguard the fund's holding in Volkswagen.

  3. Peter Laurelli:

    If you believe a holding is going to rise, then it doesn't make any sense to sell it. If you're in need of assets why not just wait a bit longer? It suggests they don't have a lot of confidence that passive equity exposure is going to be of benefit to them right now.

  4. Shane Lewis:

    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.

  5. Richard Scalone:

    The week has witnessed some of the most concerning phenomenon in some time. People are skittish in holding positions.

Images & Illustrations of holding

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