hold

 /həʊld/

للفعل: "to hold"

فعل ماض: held
التصريف الثالث للفعل: held

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ترجمات رئيسية
hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (possess)يمسك
 She holds the keys to the car.
 تمسك هي بمفاتيح السيارة.
hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (grasp)يمسك
 She holds her child's hand when they cross the street.
 تمسك بيد طفلها أثناء عبور الشارع.
hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (contain)يحوي
 This container holds four litres of liquid.
 يحتوي الوعاء أربعة ليترات من السائل.
hold viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (wait)ينتظر
 Can you hold for a minute while I go to the bathroom?
 هل بإمكانك أن تنتظر دقيقة حتى أذهب للحمام؟
hold viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (adhere)يصمد
  تماسك
 Is that knot going to hold?
 هل ستصمد هذه العقدة؟
hold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (telephone) (في الاتصالات الهاتفية)انتظار
 He was placed on hold for five minutes when he called.
 وُضع على الانتظار لمدة خمس دقائق عندما اتصل هاتفياً.
hold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (grasp)مسكة
 He had a tight hold on his daughter's wrist.
 أمسك بيد ابنته مسكة قوية.
 
ترجمات إضافية
hold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (ships)مخزن السفينة
 The dry food was kept down in the hold.
hold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (wrestling)مسكة مصارعة
 The wrestler used a special hold to defeat his opponent.
hold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (mental grasp)فهم/إستيعاب
  إلمام
 The new president's hold on difficult policy issues was not strong.
hold viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (continue to resist sthg)يصمد
  يتحمل
 The dam has held through all the storms that have passed.
hold viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (agree with)يوافق
  يدعم/يؤيّد
 I'm sorry, but I just don't hold with that attitude.
hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (continue to have)يحافظ على
  يحتفظ بمنصب
 His son can't hold a job. He keeps getting fired.
hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (support)يدعم
 We hold the same position endorsed by the mayor.
hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (take)يحفظ
 Could you hold this box for me for a minute?
hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (maintain in place)يحافظ على
 Just hold your position till I arrive.
hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (own)يمتلك
 She holds the land, but it is used by the entire family.
hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (have in custody)يعتقل
 The police held the suspect in custody.
hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (retain)يحتجز
 We held some cash in Euros in case of emergency.
hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (not change state)يبقى
 The water level held at two feet above sea level.
hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (engage in)ينخرط
 I don't hold discussions with silly people.
hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (accommodate)تستوعب
 This conference room holds up to forty people.
 تستوعب هذه القاعة أربعين شخصاً
hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (military: defend)يصمد
 The rebels held their position for ten hours until reinforcements arrived.
hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (military: occupy)يحتل
 The army sought to hold the strategic mountaintop.
hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (course: maintain)يحتفظ ب
 Hold your current course for the next one hundred kilometres.
hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (believe, consider)يعتبر
 He holds that those actions should be illegal.
hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (take place, have)يعقد
 We will hold the meeting in the conference room.
 سنعقد الاجتماع في غرفة المؤتمرات
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صيغ مركبة
catch hold of vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (grasp, grab)يفهم
  يقتني
 Mr. Jones caught hold of Mark by the collar and dragged him off to see the headmaster.
Don't hold your breath. interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (be patient)لاتتوقع شيئاً بسرعة
firm hold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (secure grasp)مقبض ثابت
 The army chief had a firm hold on power in the region.
get a hold of vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (grasp)يتحكم
 Get a firm hold of the load and make sure it is not too heavy before you lift.
get hold of vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (obtain)يحصل على، يكتسب، ينال
 Can you tell me where I can get hold of a watch like yours?
get hold of vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (reach, contact)يتصل، يتوصل إلى
 I've been trying to get hold of him all week, but he's always out.
get hold of vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." literal (grasp)يفهم، يدرك
 She got hold of his arm and pulled him towards her.
grab hold of [sth/sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (physically: grasp)يمسك باليد
 Bella jumped on the back of Jacob's motorcycle and grabbed hold of his body. Grab hold of the rope so that I can pull you up!
grab hold of [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (idea: seize)يتمسّك بفكرة أو أمر ما
have a hold on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (grasp firmly)يحكم سيطرته على شيء
have a hold on [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (account: be blocked) (حساب بنكي ممنوع من الاستخدام)يجمد حساباً
 Any check I deposit has a hold on it for 7 days.
have a hold on [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal, figurative (exert control)فرض سيطرته على شخص
hold a candle to vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (be worthy of being considered the same thing as)يتساوى
 As a songwriter, George Harrison couldn't hold a candle to Paul McCartney.
hold a conversation viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (talk, converse, chat)يناقش، يدردش
 The man was too drunk to hold a conversation.
hold a grudge against vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (resent)يحمل ضغينة
 Peter holds a grudge against his co-worker, who received the promotion that Peter was hoping for.
hold a meeting viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (meet to discuss [sth] formally)يعقد اجتماعاً
 The council will hold a meeting to discuss the road repairs.
hold a press conference v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (speak to media)يعقد مؤتمراً صحفياً
 The senator held a press conference to explain his new proposal.
hold back vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (restrain)يتحفظ
 She had had such a bad day, she couldn't hold back the tears any longer.
hold dear vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (value, cherish)يعز، يحب بقوة
 Freedom of speech is a concept which I hold dear.
hold down vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (keep from losing)يحفظ من الضياع
 I've been fired four times. I just can't hold down a job!
hold down vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." literal (restrain)يحتجز، يحبس
 Hold his arms down so he'll stop hitting me!
hold down a job v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (remain in employment)يبقى في عمله
 After years of unemploymet, John managed to hold down a job at the post office. I can never seem to hold down a job.
hold forth viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (talk at length)يطيل في الكلام
 Prince Charles could hold forth for hours on the subject of architecture.
hold good viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (apply, remain true)يثبت، يصمد
 The old saying "waste not, want not" still holds good today.
hold hands viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (clasp one another's hand)تماسك الأيادي
 My sister and her boyfriend always hold hands when watching a movie.
hold in vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (restrain, repress)يضبط النفس
 I can't hold in my feelings any longer!
hold [sth] in check v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (control, restrain)يكبح جماح، يصد
 He had to hold his anger in check when his son wrecked the car.
Hold it! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (wait!) (صيغة أمر)انتظر!
 Hold it! I want to say one more thing before you go.
Hold it! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (stop!)قف! انتظر!
 Hold it, everybody! Don't go near that bull.
hold it against [sb] viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (resent [sb], bear a grudge against [sb])يستاء من، يحقد
 She insulted him years ago, and he still holds it against her.
hold off viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (delay, refrain from doing [sth])يؤجل، يمتنع عن
 I hope the rain holds off till we get home.
hold off vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (refrain from, delay: doing [sth])يؤجل، يمتنع عن
 Please hold off playing the drums until after I've gone!
hold off vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." ([sb]: resist, prevent attack of)يصد، يقاوم
 The soldiers managed to hold off the attacking forces for three days.
hold on viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (stay courageous or patient)يصمد، يصبر
 I know you are upset, but you must hold on for the sake of the children.
hold on viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (maintain position)يتمسك بـ
 Hold on till I get there!
hold on tightly viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (grip securely)يمسك، يتمسك
 She held on tightly to the railings as she crossed the footbridge.
hold on to vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (grasp, clutch)يمسك بقوة
 If you think you are going to slip, hold on to my arm.
hold onto vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (keep, maintain despite difficulty)يحفظ، يحافظ رغم الصعوبة
 In all the years of poverty she managed to hold onto her dignity.
hold out viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (withhold [sth])يحتجز شيئاً
hold out vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (offer, proffer)يعرض، يقدم
 He held out his hand for the dog to sniff it.
hold out viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (continue to resist)يواصل المقاومة
 Keep asking her for a date, she can't hold out much longer.
hold out nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal ([sb] who will not accept offer)شخص يرفض العرض
hold out viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (last, be sufficient)يدوم، يكفي
 I don't think the cattle feed is going to hold out until Christmas, we must order more.
hold out against vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (continue to resist)يصمد
 The remote mountain village held out against the foreign armies.
hold out hope (of (doing) [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (stay optimistic)يصبر، يمسك بأنفاسه
  يقاوم، يتحمل
 Police do not hold out much hope of catching the culprits.
hold [sb] back viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (hinder [sb]'s progress or success)يحجز، يمنع
 She wants to be an actress but a lack of talent is holding her back.
hold [sb] to vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (consider to be a promise, expect [sb] to honour)يتوقع التزامات من الآخرين
 He said he would come and see me, and I'll hold him to that.
hold steady vi + adj figurative (person: remain firm)يصمد، يثبت
 After holding steady for years, she finally gave up and sold the failing business.
hold [sth] steady vtr + adj (thing: secure)يحفظ في مكان آمن
 This chain will hold the post steady against the wind.
hold [sth] against [sb] viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (resent [sb] for [sth], bear a grudge)يستاء من، يحقد
 He always held it against me that I voted against him for leader of the Party.
hold [sth] against [sb] viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (hold a grudge)يتحامل على
 I won't hold it against you if you don't want to join me.
hold [sth] back viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (withhold [sth])يكبح، يمنع
 He didn't give me all the money today, he's holding back half of it till the work is finished.
hold [sth] back vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (not tell complete story)يخفي، يحجب
 She said she had told him all about her previous marriage, but he suspected she was holding something back.
hold [sth] back vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (refrain form expression emotion)يكبت مشاعره
 She held back her anger until the children had gone to bed.
hold [sth] by viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (keep [sth] aside for [sb])يضع جانباً
 Hold this dress by for me until I get paid on Saturday.
hold [sth] down viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (restrain, repress [sth])يكبح، يقيد
hold [sth] down vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (food: not eject as vomit)يحتبس: الطعام
hold [sth] in reserve v (store or keep [sth])يحتفظ كاحتياطي
 Many vintners will hold a particularly good year in reserve for private use.
hold sway vtr + n (have influence)يسيطر، يتحكم
 The political advisor holds sway over the mind of the President.
hold the attention viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be interesting)يجتذب الأهتمام
 The movie had an entertaining beginning, but it failed to hold the attention of the audience for the entire ninety minutes.
hold the phone v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (not hang up)يبقى على خط الهاتف
hold [sth] tight vtr + adv (grasp firmly)يشد على اليد، يمسك بحزم
hold [sb] tight vtr + adv (hug)يحضن
hold tight vi + adv figurative (persist, wait)يصر، يتمسك برأيه
  ينتظر
 I'll be back in one moment-- hold tight. Hold tight, I will be there soon.
hold tight vi + adv (brace yourself)يثبت نفسه
hold tight vi + adv figurative (prepare yourself)يحضر نفسه
hold together vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (not fall apart)يتماسك
 Incorporate the liquid into the dry ingredients until they hold together.
hold [sth] together vtr + adv (stick)يثبت
hold together vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative (stay unified)يبقى متوحد
hold [sth] together vtr + adv figurative (maintain unity of)يتحد
hold up,
hold-up
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(support)يدعم، يساند
ملاحظة: hyphen used when term is a noun
 The pillar is holding up the roof.
hold up,
hold-up
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(delay, keep waiting)يؤجل، ينتظر
hold up,
hold-up
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(endure, maintain under pressure)يتحمل، يصبر
 How are you holding up with all the work?
hold your interest v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (stay interesting)يثير الاهتمام
hold your tongue viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." idiom (keep silent about [sth])يكتم السر
 You must hold your tongue and not tell your mother-in-law what you really think of her cooking.
keep hold of [sth/sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (maintain one's grasp on)يدرك، يفهم
not hold back viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (express one's feelings freely)لا يكبت مشاعره، يتحدث بصراحة
not hold back viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (not restrain oneself)لا يكبت نفسه
 In self-defense, one should not hold back.
not hold up viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (fail to withstand close examination)يفشل أمام امتحان دقيق
 When the experts performed their tests on the crude counterfeit money, it did not hold up.
not hold up viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (break easily in use)سهل الإنكسار(هش)
on hold advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (suspended)معلق، متوقف مؤقتاً
 Our marriage plans are on hold for the time being.
put on hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (suspend)يعلق، يوقف
 The construction of the new shopping center was put on hold during the credit crisis.
put on hold vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (phone: keep waiting)ينتظر على الهاتف
take hold v (become established)يترسخ، يثبت
 It took years for the new system to take hold.
take hold of vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (grasp, seize)يفهم، يدرك
 The horse wouldn't move, so I took hold of the reins and pulled.
that which you hold dear nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (everything that is important to you)كل ما يهمك
 If you go to jail, you risk losing that which you hold dear - your marriage, your career, and your family.
toe hold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. literal (place for toe when climbing)مكان وضع الإصبع في التسلق
 Rock climbers wear very soft shoes so they can feel for toe holds.
toe hold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (tenuous position)موضع هش
 My company barely has a toe hold overseas.
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