Held up - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 14/11/2019

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Held up.

5 letter answer(s) to held up

BORNE
  1. take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person; "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility"
  2. have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices; "She bears the title of Duchess"; "He held the governorship for almost a decade"
  3. behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
  4. have; "bear a resemblance"; "bear a signature"
  5. contain or hold; have within; "The jar carries wine"; "The canteen holds fresh water"; "This can contains water"
  6. put up with
  7. have on one's person; "He wore a red ribbon"; "bear a scar"
  8. cause to be born; "My wife had twins yesterday!"
  9. be pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child"
  10. move while holding up or supporting; "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing o

7 letter answer(s) to held up

DELAYED
  1. slow the growth or development of;
  2. cause to be slowed down or delayed; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"
  3. stop or halt; "Please stay the bloodshed!"
  4. act later than planned, scheduled, or required; "Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered"
  5. not as far along as normal in development

4 letter answer(s) to held up

LATE
  1. having died recently; "her late husband"
  2. being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time; "late evening"; "late 18th century"; "a late movie"; "took a late flight"; "had a late breakfast"
  3. at or toward an end or late period or stage of development; "the late phase of feudalism"; "a later symptom of the disease"; "later medical science could have saved the child"
  4. of a later stage in the development of a language or literature; used especially of dead languages; "Late Greek"
  5. later than usual or than expected; "the train arrived late"; "we awoke late"; "the children came late to school"; "notice came so tardily that we almost missed the deadline"; "I belatedly wished her a happy birthday"
  6. (used especially of persons) of the immediate past; "the former president"; "our late President is still very active"; "the previous occupant of the White House"
  7. in the recent past; "he was in Paris recently"; "
SLOW
  1. not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time; "a slow walker"; "the slow lane of traffic"; "her steps were slow"; "he was slow in reacting to the news"; "slow but steady growth"
  2. cause to proceed more slowly; "The illness slowed him down"
  3. at a slow tempo; "the band played a slow waltz"
  4. (used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time; "the clock is slow"
  5. so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness; "a boring evening with uninteresting people"; "the deadening effect of some routine tasks"; "a dull play"; "his competent but dull performance"; "a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention"; "what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke; "tedious days on the train"; "the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain; "other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome"
  6. without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly'); "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here--the road is sl

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