What does taking hold mean?

Definitions for taking hold

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. grasping, taking hold, seizing, prehension(noun)

    the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of taking hold in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of taking hold in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bill Clinton:

    I think he doesn't get the credit he deserves for a recovery that is taking hold.

  2. Aaron Kohli:

    This negative sentiment is taking hold. It's a fever that needs to run its course.

  3. H. G. Wells, 1903:

    The forceps of our minds are clumsy forceps, and crush the truth a little in taking hold of it.

  4. Anna Dodson:

    There's still some ambiguity about what the guidelines mean in practice, but caution is taking hold.

  5. Tomas Kaberger:

    There is a more realistic attitude toward nuclear power taking hold in Japan so it would not surprise me to see a significantly larger role for renewable energy in the next energy plan.

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