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hold over

 
Noun hold over has 2 senses
  1. holdover, hangover - an official who remains in office after his term
    --1 is a kind of official, functionary
    Derived form: verb hold over4
  2. hangover, holdover - something that has survived from the past; "a holdover from the sixties"; "hangovers from the 19th century"
    --2 is a kind of survival
    Derived form: verb hold over3
Verb hold over has 5 senses
  1. hold over - intimidate somebody (with a threat); "She was holding it over him"
    --1 is one way to
    intimidate
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. carry over, hold over - hold over goods to be sold for the next season
    --2 is one way to keep, hold on
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. hold over - keep in a position or state from an earlier period of time
    --3 is one way to
    keep, maintain, hold
    Derived form: noun holdover2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. hold over - continue a term of office past the normal period of time
    --4 is one way to
    stay, stay on, continue, remain
    Derived form: noun holdover1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  5. postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off - hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"
    --5 is one way to delay
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
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