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Meaning of TAKE HOLD

Pronunciation:  teyk howld

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  have or hold in one's hands or grip; "Hold this bowl for a moment, please"; "A crazy idea took hold of him"
  2. [v]  assume control
 
 Synonyms: hold, take charge, take control
 
 Antonyms: let go, let go of, release, relinquish
 
 See Also: attend, cling to, clutch, cradle, grasp, grip, head, hold close, hold on, hold tight, interlace, interlock, lead, lock, move in on, trap

 

 

 

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