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HOLD FAST

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hold fast mean? 

HOLD FAST (verb)
  The verb HOLD FAST has 1 sense:

1. stick to firmly

  Familiarity information: HOLD FAST used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HOLD FAST (verb)


Sense 1hold fast [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Stick to firmly

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

bind; bond; hold fast; stick to; stick; adhere

Context example:

Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?

Hypernyms (to "hold fast" is one way to...):

attach (become attached)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "hold fast"):

bind (form a chemical bond with)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Something is ----ing PP


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