Phrasal Verb 'Hold out'

We have 5 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Hold out'.

Hold out


Example: When the enemy attacked, they HELD OUT for six weeks.

Hold out

Hold in front of you

Example: I HELD OUT my hand when she walked in.

Hold out against

Try to reject

Example: The staff are HOLDING OUT AGAINST the plans to reduce the workforce.

Hold out for

Wait for something better or refuse something now for something better in the future

Example: We are HOLDING OUT FOR a much better deal than the one offered.

Hold out on

Not pay someone or give them information

Example: He's been HOLDING OUT ON me for weeks and I really need the money.