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Dictionary entrance overview: What does hold the heat mean?

HOLD THE LINE (verb) The verb host THE LINE has 2 senses:

1.

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host the line on prices; store the price of something constant

2. hold the phone line open

Familiarity information: HOLD THE LINE offered as a verb is rare.

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Dictionary entry details

• organize THE line (verb)

Sense1

Meaning:

Hold the heat on prices; save the price of other constant

Classified under:

Verbs that buying, selling, owning


Hypernyms (to "hold the line" is one way to...):

conserve; save up; maintain; keep (keep in safety and protect native harm, decay, loss, or destruction)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s ~ above something

Sense2

Meaning:

Hold the phone line open

Classified under:

Verbs the telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

hang on; host on; hold the line

Context example:

Please cave on if I acquire your folder

Hypernyms (to "hold the line" is one method to...):

await; expect; look; wait (look front to the probable event of)

"Hold the line" entails doing...:

call; contact up; phone; ring; phone call (get or shot to get into interaction (with someone) by telephone)

Domain category:

telephone; telephony (transmitting decided at a distance)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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HOLD ON

HOLD ONE"S OWN

HOLD OPEN

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HOLD SWAY


HOLD THE LINE

HOLD TIGHT



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