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Meaning of HOLD OVER

Pronunciation:  howld 'owvur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"
  2. [v]  intimidate somebody (with a threat); "She was holding it over him"
  3. [v]  hold over goods to be sold for the next season
 Synonyms: carry over, defer, postpone, prorogue, put off, put over, remit, set back, shelve, table
 See Also: call, call off, cancel, delay, hold, hold on, intimidate, keep, probate, reprieve, reschedule, respite, suspend



Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: adjourn, continue, defer, delay, drag out, extend, hang fire, hang up, hold off, hold up, lay aside, lay by, lay over, pigeonhole, postpone, prolong, prorogate, prorogue, protract, push aside, put aside, put off, put on ice, recess, reserve, set aside, set by, shelve, shift off, sleep on, stand over, stave off, stay, stretch out, suspend, table, take a recess, waive