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Definition of the verb take hold

What does take hold mean as a doing phrase?


  1. assume control
  2. have or hold in one's hands or grip

Alternative definition of the verb take hold


  1. to grasp, seize
  2. to take root, become established

Phrases with take hold

  1. take hold of
  2. to take hold of
  3. to take hold

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Google preview英語常用詞組用法詞典 (2003)

by Rosalind Fergusson

JE" to take hold 1. ¥H ; <tff 2.

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of Egyptian (2007)

Volume Three: m- by Gábor Takács

MSA *mn " “to take hold of" [GT]: Hrs. mona “to take, catch, hold” [Jns.], Jbl, mená" “packen, ...

Google previewCambridge Dictionary of American Idioms (2003)

by Paul Heacock

take hold to become established; = take root ♢ Democracy cannot take hold there until peace has been achieved. * It will be several years before new plants take hold in the area hit by the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions (1889)

Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology by Richard Soule

Take hold of, Seize, fix on. Take horse, 1. Set out to ride. 2.

Google previewA Dictionary and Glossary of the Koran (2013)

by John Penrice

image To take hold of. image comm. gend. Musk. image II. To hold fast (with ).— image IV. To hold, take, catch hold of, hold fast, withhold, keep image n.a. The act of retaining, ...

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Take off your hat quickly but slowly take hold of your purse.
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