(third-person singular simple present underholds, present participle underholding, simple past underheld, past participle underheld or underholden)
- To support or uphold, especially from beneath; sustain.
- (music) To hold a note for a shorter duration than required.
- (of infants) To hold an infant or child for less time than needed.
- (wrestling) An unfair seizing of an opponent under the arms.
- (gymnastics) An underhand grip, especially while hanging from a bar.
From under- + hold.