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take hold

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. take hold, take charge, take controlverb

    assume control

  2. hold, take holdverb

    have or hold in one's hands or grip

    "Hold this bowl for a moment, please"; "A crazy idea took hold of him"

Wiktionary

  1. take holdverb

    to grasp, seize

  2. take holdverb

    to take root, become established

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of take hold in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of take hold in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of take hold in a Sentence

  1. Joe Biden:

    It would be a catastrophic thing to do for our people and for our economy if we sent people back to work just as we were beginning to see the impact of social distancing take hold only to unleash a second spike in infections.

  2. Antone Melton-Meaux:

    We don't need another celebrity. We don't need dividers. We need people that are going to work and unite us to challenge and take hold of these problems that we face as a community.

  3. William Rhind:

    At the moment, the positive inflationary pressures caused by trade tariffs are being beaten back by dollar strength, as the tariffs take hold and the market adjusts to the effects, we expect inflationary pressures to increase, which will benefit holders of gold and commodities.

  4. Peter Cardillo:

    Oversold, it was just a matter of time before we see stabilizing prices take hold there.

  5. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat:

    Many of our firms are facing weaker top-line growth, rising manpower costs and tighter financing. Workers are anxious as retrenchments has increased, including among professionals, we must not let pessimism take hold, lest it creates self-fulfilling expectations.

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