Hold - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Hold.

ALLEGE
  1. report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"
  2. Claim or assert that someone has done something illegal or wrong, typically without proof that this is the case.
ASSERT
  1. assert to be true; "The letter asserts a free society"
  2. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
  3. state categorically
  4. insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized; "Women should assert themselves more!"
AVER
  1. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
  2. report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"
BELIEVE
  1. be confident about something; "I believe that he will come back from the war"
  2. accept as true; take to be true; "I believed his report"; "We didn't believe his stories from the War"; "She believes in spirits"
  3. credit with veracity; "You cannot believe this man"; "Should we believe a publication like the National Enquirer?"
  4. follow a credo; have a faith; be a believer; "When you hear his sermons, you will be able to believe, too"
  5. judge or regard; look upon; judge; "I think he is very smart"; "I believe her to be very smart"; "I think that he is her boyfriend"; "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"
DEEM
  1. keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view; "take for granted"; "view as important"; "hold these truths to be self-evident"; "I hold him personally responsible"
GRASP
  1. the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
  2. an intellectual hold or understanding; "a good grip on French history"; "they kept a firm grip on the two top priorities"; "he was in the grip of a powerful emotion"; "a terrible power had her in its grasp"
  3. the limit of capability;
  4. understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something; "he has a good grasp of accounting practices"
  5. get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"
  6. hold firmly
GRIP
  1. worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made
  2. the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)
  3. the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
  4. a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes; "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him"
  5. hold fast or firmly; "He gripped the steering wheel"
  6. a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place; "in Britain they call a bobby pin a grip"
  7. to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match; "the two men grappled with each other for several minutes"
  8. the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
  9. to render motionless, as wi
MAINTAIN
  1. state categorically
  2. state or assert; "He maintained his innocence"
  3. maintain by writing regular records; "keep a diary"; "maintain a record"; "keep notes"
  4. supply with necessities and support; "She alone sustained her family"; "The money will sustain our good cause"; "There's little to earn and many to keep"
  5. maintain for use and service; "I keep a car in the countryside"; "She keeps an apartment in Paris for her shopping trips"
  6. have and exercise; "wield power and authority"
  7. keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction; "We preserve these archeological findings"; "The old lady could not keep up the building"; "children must be taught to conserve our national heritage"; "The museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts"
  8. keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; "The students keep me on my toes"
  9. stick to corr
OWN
  1. have ownership or possession of; "He owns three houses in Florida"; "How many cars does she have?"
  2. belonging to or on behalf of a specified person (especially yourself); preceded by a possessive; "for your own use"; "do your own thing"; "she makes her own clothes"; "`ain' is Scottish"
POSSESS
  1. have ownership or possession of; "He owns three houses in Florida"; "How many cars does she have?"
  2. have as an attribute, knowledge, or skill; "he possesses great knowledge about the Middle East"
  3. enter into and control, as of emotions or ideas; "What possessed you to buy this house?"; "A terrible rage possessed her"
  4. Owns
RETAIN
  1. keep in one's mind; "I cannot retain so much information"
  2. secure and keep for possible future use or application; "The landlord retained the security deposit"; "I reserve the right to disagree"
  3. allow to remain in a place or position or maintain a property or feature; "We cannot continue several servants any longer"; "She retains a lawyer"; "The family's fortune waned and they could not keep their household staff"; "Our grant has run out and we cannot keep you on"; "We kept the work going as long as we could"; "She retained her composure"; "this garment retains its shape even after many washings"
  4. hold back within; "This soil retains water"; "I retain this drug for a long time"; "the dam retains the water"

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A sure thing, we hear, to declare
Accuse without established proof
Acknowledge
Admit individual
Admit, with "up"
Affirm
Affirm positively
Allege
Allege as fact
Assert
Assert to be the case
Assert without proof
Assert without proof everyone European has good English
Assert, state
Aver
Avouch
Basic of golf instruction
Be born with
Be entitled
Be undefeated against, in
Believe
Buy, so to speak
Catch on to
Claim
Claim a minister's coming round
Claim actress arranged to have head of casting dismissed
Claim covered by local legend
Claim without proof
Clutch
Clutch - holdall
Complain having lost English holdall
Complain when Poe’s end’s lost literary raven
Complain when terminal's lost bag
Completely dominate
Comprehend
Confess immediately, though keeping name till later
Confess, with "up"
Confirm
Consider
Consistently defeat, in s
Contend
Control
Control farm animal upset about start of rainstorm
Crush, sportswise
Declare
Declare a cleric briefly is uplifted
Declare as fact
Declare categorically
Declare firmly
Declare positively
Declare right to divide benefit?
Declare with certainty
Declare with confidence
Defend, as one's rights
Dominate, so to speak
Employ a couple of Ethiopians during bad weather
Express
Fascinate
Fathom
Fess (up to)
Fess (up)
Film crew member
Forcefully state
Gain control over law-enforcing group, extremely sedulous
German almost ready to eat bag
Get
Golf club part
Handle
Handlebar feature
Handshake
Hang on tight?
Haunt
Have
Have a title
Have control of
Have current name used later
Have faith
Have groups of lawmen succeeded?
Have in hand
Have in one's hands
Have olives with nachos for starters
Have ownership of
Have religious faith
Have son supporting law teams
Have sons got into groups of friends?
Have the deed to
Have the rights to
Have time away from built-up area
Have title to
Hire, as a lawyer
Hire, as counsel
His or her follower
Hold as
Hold both ends of garter snake
Hold fast
Hold firmly
Hold one's ___
Hold the deed to
Hold the rights to
Hold tightly
Hold title to
Idiosyncratic member of parliament having name for Liberal
Judge
Judge to be
Judge wants old-fashioned award sent up
Keep
Keep most important article in metal container
Keep up
Lay hold of
Look after chief, popular with army
Maintain
Maintain right to divide valuable item
Make as a claim
Make judgments
Make known
Mean to conceal age and state
Mine ___
Not forget
Not just hypothesize
Not lease, say
Of one's ___
Old lady cheers a couple of home guards for support
On one's own
Own
Part of a tennis racket
Part of B.Y.O.B.
Part of golf instruction
Part of M.Y.O.B.
Pay off the mortgage on
Perceive
Personal
Personal evidence of discomfort when meeting Nationalist
Posit
Posit positively
Possess
Postulate
Predicate
Private heading away from urban area
Private parts essential to wow and awe one
Profess
Prove to be true when party's leader falls
Put forward
Racket part
Reach
Regard
Regard as
Retain
Say confidently
Say for sure
Say it's so
Say positively
Say so
Say with conviction
See
Seize and hold firmly
Seize firmly
Show astonishment about king’s understanding
Sits still at first, absorbing son's entrance
Stagehand
Stagehand stealing rupees is contrary swine!
State
State as fact
State body dismisses dishonourable man
State categorically
State confidently
State firmly
State firmly and positively
State to be true
State unequivocally
State with conviction
State's mean, cutting time
Study of population to show variable on plot
Subject of a golf lesson
Suitcase
Support chief facing endless disgrace
Swear
Swear to
Take hold of
Tennis lesson subject
Theater schlepper
Think
Tight hold
To have and to hold
Totally dominate
Traveling bag
Travelling bag
Trust in
Understand
Understanding
Understanding endless complaint
What cleats increase

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