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Overview of noun hold_over

The noun holdover has 2 senses

  • holdover, hangover -- (an official who remains in office after his term)

  • hangover, holdover -- (something that has survived from the past; "a holdover from the sixties"; "hangovers from the 19th century")

Overview of verb hold_over

The verb hold over has 5 senses

  • hold over -- (intimidate somebody (with a threat); "She was holding it over him")

  • carry over, hold over -- (hold over goods to be sold for the next season)

  • hold over -- (keep in a position or state from an earlier period of time)

  • hold over -- (continue a term of office past the normal period of time)

  • 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")