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holding - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'holding' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Holding [ n.]
- The act or state of sustaining, grasping, or retaining.
- A tenure; a farm or other estate held of another.
- That which holds, binds, or influences.
- The burden or chorus of a song.
2 . Holding [ p. pr. & vb. n.]
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Meaning of 'holding' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . holding [ n]
Meaning (1):
- something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone
Example in sentence:
  • he is a man of property;
  • that hat is my property