What is holding?

  • (noun): The act of keeping in your possession.
    Synonyms: retention, keeping
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "holding":

  • (adj): Designed for (usually temporary) retention.
    Example: "A holding pen"
    Synonyms: retaining

Famous quotes containing the word holding:

    I have often repented speaking, but never of holding my tongue.
    Xenocrates (396–315 B.C.)

    I love a gay and sociable wisdom, and shun harshness and austerity in behaviour, holding every surly countenance suspect.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)

    By 1879, seven churches of various denominations were holding services, which led the local Chronicle to comment, “All have but one religion and one God in common; it is the Crucified Carbonate.”
    —Administration in the State of Colo, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)