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Definitions and Synonyms of hold close | Another word for hold close | What is hold close?

Definition 1: hold firmly, usually with one's hands - [verb of contact]

Samples where hold close or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She clutched my arm when she got scared

Synonyms for hold close in the sense of this definition

(hold close is a kind of ...) have or hold in one's hands or grip

"Hold this bowl for a moment, please" "A crazy idea took hold of him"

(... is a kind of hold close ) move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position

"We cuddled against each other to keep warm" "The children snuggled into their sleeping bags"

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