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hold up  Verb
  1. Translate "hold up" to Spanish: atrasar, impedir, retrasar, estancar, entretener
    English Synonyms of "hold up": delay, obstruct, set back, detain, impede, put back, retard
    Define meaning of "hold up": Cause to be slowed down or delayed. ; Hold back to a later time.
  2. Traffic was delayed by the bad weather.
    She delayed the work that she didn't want to perform.
    Let's postpone the exam.

  3. Translate "hold up" to Spanish: mantenerse firme
    English Synonyms of "hold up": be firm, withstand, be steadfast, bear up, hang in, hang on, hold fast, stand one's ground
    Define meaning of "hold up": Be valid, applicable, or true. ; Remain in a certain state, position, or condition.
  4. This theory still holds.
    The weather held.
    They held on the road and kept marching.

  5. Translate "hold up" to Spanish: sostener en alto
    Define meaning of "hold up": Be the physical support of; carry the weight of.; Support or hold in a certain manner.
  6. The beam holds up the roof.
    He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam.
    What's holding that mirror?
    She holds her head high.
    He carried himself upright.

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  7. Translate "hold up" to Spanish: asaltar, atracar, robar a mano armada, saltear
    English Synonyms of "hold up": rob, assault, carjack, stick up, bushwhack, mug, bail up, blag
    Define meaning of "hold up": Rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat.

  8. Translate "hold up" to Spanish: detener
    English Synonyms of "hold up": bring to a halt, stop, bring to a stop, check the movement of, halt, pull up, flip on

  9. Translate "hold up" to Spanish: dificultar
    English Synonyms of "hold up": obstruct, create problems for, encumber, hamper, hinder, impede, interfere with, make difficult
    Define meaning of "hold up": Shut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight. ; Hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of.

  10. Translate "hold up" to Spanish: abrazar
    English Synonyms of "hold up": embrace, hug, clasp in one's arms, cuddle, hold, hold close, canoodle, embosom
    Define meaning of "hold up": Hug, usually with fondness.

  11. Translate "hold up" to Spanish: demandar precios más altos
    English Synonyms of "hold up": demand higher prices

  12. Translate "hold up" to Spanish: señalar
    English Synonyms of "hold up": indicate, point at, point out, signal, finger, finger out, mark, point out exactly, point out particularly
    Define meaning of "hold up": Indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively.

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