What does take hold mean?

Definitions for take hold

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word take hold.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. take hold, take charge, take control(verb)

    assume control

  2. hold, take hold(verb)

    have or hold in one's hands or grip

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


  1. take hold(Verb)

    to grasp, seize

  2. take hold(Verb)

    to take root, become established


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steven Warren:

    That training is starting to take hold.

  2. Henry Ward Beecher:

    Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.

  3. Lou Brien:

    There is confidence that it will take time for the contract to take hold.

  4. Harry Tchilinguirian:

    It is unlikely that a trend in crude stock declines will take hold just yet.

  5. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat:

    We must not let pessimism take hold, lest it creates self-fulfilling expectations.

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