What does take hold of mean?

Definitions for take hold of

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. catch, grab, take hold of(verb)

    take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of

    "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of take hold of in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of take hold of in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Henry Ward Beecher:

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

  2. Henry Ward Beecher:

    Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.

  3. Author Unknown:

    Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith.

  4. Phillips Brooks:

    To say, well done to any bit of good work is to take hold of the powers which have made the effort and strengthen them beyond our knowledge.

  5. Tennessee Williams:

    Oh, you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you -- gently, with love, and hand your life back to you.

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Translations for take hold of

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • اتخاذ اجراء منArabic

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