Holding Definition

hōldĭng
holdings
noun
holdings
Land, esp. a farm, rented from another.
Webster's New World
Property owned, as stocks, bonds, or inventory; assets.
Webster's New World
The collection of books and other reading materials at a library.
American Heritage
In certain sports, the illegal use of the hands and arms to hinder the movements of an opponent.
Webster's New World
The part of a court opinion that announces how the law is being applied to the particular facts of the case and that may establish precedent for future similar cases.
American Heritage
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adjective
Tending to impede or delay progress.
A holding action.
American Heritage
Designed for usually short-term storage or retention.
A holding tank; a holding cell.
American Heritage
pronoun

A surname​.

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Other Word Forms of Holding

Noun

Singular:
holding
Plural:
holdings

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