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hoist to lift or haul up using a mechanical device. [2 definitions]
hold1 to have or contain within one's hand. [13 definitions]
hold2 the space inside a ship used to store things.
holder an object used for holding. [2 definitions]
hold on to wait. [2 definitions]
hold one's breath to wait with hope and expectation.
hold one's horses to wait more calmly; be patient.
hold out to stand firm and not give in; resist. [2 definitions]
hold tight to stay and wait for further information or events.
holdup a stop or delay in the progress of something. [2 definitions]
hold up to keep from falling; support. [4 definitions]
hole an opening or hollow cavity in something. [3 definitions]
holiday a day on which most people do not work so that they may honor and celebrate some person or event. [2 definitions]
Holland see "Netherlands."
holland linen or cotton cloth, often glazed, used to make window shades, upholstery, and clothing.
holler (informal) to cry out, yell, or shout. [2 definitions]
hollow having an empty space on the inside; not solid within. [7 definitions]
holly a type of bush or tree with small white flowers, red berries, and shiny green leaves with sharp, pointed edges. [2 definitions]
hollyhock a common garden plant that has tall stalks covered with bright flowers.
Hollywood an area within the city of Los Angeles, California where many movies are made and that is often seen as representing the U.S. film industry.
holocaust a great destruction by fire. [2 definitions]