Definition: 'Holding'

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  • Length: 7 characters
  • Syllables: 2

Results for word: holding

Lexical Information:
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Term used in American football
  • Term used in basketball
  • Term used in ice hockey
Grammatical Information:
  • Irregular Verb- Present Participle or Gerund
  • A verb describes an action or a state

Results for stem word: hold

Lexical Information:
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • This is a core verb in the BLC (Business Letter Corpus)
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • A word or term used by the transportation industry
  • Term used in water polo
  • Term used in investment
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Irregular Verb- Base Form
  • Nouns are words giving names to objects and things, which can be physical or concepts, etc

Related Glossary Definitions:

Holding midfielder

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Similar Words (using 'hold' as word stem):

Prefix + 'hold'

ahold, behold, cardhold, copyhold, debenturehold, foothold, freehold, handhold, household, inhold, landhold, leasehold, lienhold, nonfreehold, overhold, penhold, placehold, reinhold, roothold, shorthold, smallhold, stakehold, stockhold, stokehold, stranglehold, stronghold, subthreshold, threshold, titlehold, toehold, uphold, withhold,

'hold' + Suffix

holdable, holdall, holdalls, holdback, holdbacks, holden, holdens, holder, holders, holdership, holdfast, holdfasts, holding, holdings, holdout, holdouts, holdover, holdovers, holds, holdup, holdups,