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n. - The whole interior portion of a vessel below the lower deck, in which the cargo is stowed. 2
v. t. - To cause to remain in a given situation, position, or relation, within certain limits, or the like; to prevent from falling or escaping; to sustain; to restrain; to keep in the grasp; to retain. 2
v. t. - To retain in one's keeping; to maintain possession of, or authority over; not to give up or relinquish; to keep; to defend. 2
v. t. - To have; to possess; to be in possession of; to occupy; to derive title to; as, to hold office. 2
v. t. - To impose restraint upon; to limit in motion or action; to bind legally or morally; to confine; to restrain. 2
v. t. - To maintain in being or action; to carry on; to prosecute, as a course of conduct or an argument; to continue; to sustain. 2
v. t. - To prosecute, have, take, or join in, as something which is the result of united action; as to, hold a meeting, a festival, a session, etc.; hence, to direct and bring about officially; to conduct or preside at; as, the general held a council of war; a judge holds a court; a clergyman holds a service. 2
v. t. - To receive and retain; to contain as a vessel; as, this pail holds milk; hence, to be able to receive and retain; to have capacity or containing power for. 2
v. t. - To accept, as an opinion; to be the adherent of, openly or privately; to persist in, as a purpose; to maintain; to sustain. 2
v. t. - To consider; to regard; to esteem; to account; to think; to judge. 2
v. t. - To bear, carry, or manage; as he holds himself erect; he holds his head high. 2
n. i. - In general, to keep one's self in a given position or condition; to remain fixed. Hence: 2
n. i. - Not to more; to halt; to stop;-mostly in the imperative. 2
n. i. - Not to give way; not to part or become separated; to remain unbroken or unsubdued. 2
n. i. - Not to fail or be found wanting; to continue; to last; to endure a test or trial; to abide; to persist. 2
n. i. - Not to fall away, desert, or prove recreant; to remain attached; to cleave;-often with with, to, or for. 2
n. i. - To restrain one's self; to refrain. 2
n. i. - To derive right or title; -- generally with of. 2
n. - The act of holding, as in or with the hands or arms; the manner of holding, whether firm or loose; seizure; grasp; clasp; gripe; possession; -- often used with the verbs take and lay. 2
n. - The authority or ground to take or keep; claim. 2
n. - Binding power and influence. 2
n. - Something that may be grasped; means of support. 2
n. - A place of confinement; a prison; confinement; custody; guard. 2
n. - A place of security; a fortified place; a fort; a castle; -- often called a stronghold. 2
n. - A character [thus /] placed over or under a note or rest, and indicating that it is to be prolonged; -- called also pause, and corona. 2

The word "hold" uses 4 letters: D H L O.

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after hold (in bold), or to dhlo in any order:
a -   ahold   e -   dhole   holed   s -   holds  

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do   dol   ho   hod   lo   od   oh   old  

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