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Definition 1: the act of retaining something - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for holding in the sense of this definition

(holding is a kind of ...) the act of having and controlling property

(... is a kind of holding ) the act of holding back or keeping within your possession or control

"I resented his withholding permission" "there were allegations of the withholding of evidence"

(... is a kind of holding ) the act of storing something

Definition 2: something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone - [noun denoting possession]

Samples where holding or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • that hat is my property
  • he is a man of property

Synonyms for holding in the sense of this definition

(holding is a kind of ...) anything owned or possessed

(... is a kind of holding ) a holding in the form of shares of corporations

(... is a kind of holding ) property or income owned by a church

(... is a kind of holding ) property that is leased or rented out or let

(... is a kind of holding ) an item of property that is given in part payment for a new one

(... is a kind of holding ) property owned by a government

(... is a kind of holding ) property that has economic utility: a monetary value or an exchange value

(... is a kind of holding ) everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities

(... is a kind of holding ) (law) any property that is considered by law or custom as inseparable from an inheritance is inherited with that inheritance

(... is a kind of holding ) a specific number of stocks or shares owned

"sell holdings he has in corporations"

(... is a kind of holding ) property or goods saved from damage or destruction

(... is a kind of holding ) a holding in the form of land

(... is a kind of holding ) property held in common

(... is a kind of holding ) property or belongings that are tangible

(... is a kind of holding ) all the property that someone possesses

"he left all his worldly possessions to his daughter"

(... is a kind of holding ) property that provides tax income for local governments

(... is a kind of holding ) any property (real or personal or mixed) that can be inherited

(... is a kind of holding ) intangible property that is the result of creativity (such as patents or trademarks or copyrights)

(... is a kind of holding ) property and income belonging jointly to a married couple

(... is a kind of holding ) movable property (as distinguished from real estate)

(... is a kind of holding ) any movable possession (especially articles of clothing)

"she packed her things and left"

(... is a kind of holding ) property consisting of houses and land

(... is a kind of holding ) something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)

"he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father"

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