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Definition of 'hold over'


  1. intimidate somebody (with a threat); "She was holding it over him"
  2. hold over goods to be sold for the next season
       Synonyms: carry over
  3. keep in a position or state from an earlier period of time
  4. continue a term of office past the normal period of time
  5. hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"
       Synonyms: postpone prorogue put over table shelve set back defer remit put off

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