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hold outphrasal verb
- 1to last, especially in a difficult situation We can stay here for as long as our supplies hold out.
- 2to resist or survive in a dangerous or difficult situation The rebels held out in the mountains for several years.
to offer a chance, hope, or possibility of something Doctors hold out little hope of her recovering.jump to other results
hold out something
to put your hand or arms, or something in your hand, toward someone, especially to give or offer something I held out my hand to steady her. He held out the keys and I took them.jump to other results