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Definition 1: resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc. - [verb of stative]

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

  • Her shoes won't hold up
  • This theory won't hold water

Synonyms for hold water in the sense of this definition

(hold water is a kind of ...) continue to live and avoid dying

"We went without water and food for 3 days" "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America" "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents" "how long can a person last without food and water?" "One crash victim died, the other lived"

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