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tak·ing hold

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grasping, taking hold, seizing, prehensionnoun

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

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  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

Examples of taking hold in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Anna Dodson:

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

  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. Aaron Kohli:

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

  5. Vice President Joe Biden:

    They act like you're the community's problem, as if you caused the recession, see if these guys get what this is all about, because we've got to change the dismissive contempt that is taking hold in this new outfit.

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. exacerbate
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