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hold

(Decide), verb abjudge, abjudicate, ascertain, come to a conclusion, conclude, decide legally, decree, find, fix, judge, make a decision, pass judgment, propound, resolve, rule, settle

hold

(Possess), verb assume authority, assume command, be accorded, be heir to, be in possession of, be masser of, be offered, be possessed of, be proffered, be vouchhafed, bear the responsibility of, care for, cling to, collect, command, conserve, control, devolve upon, direct, exercise direction over, fill a post, gather, get control, get possession of, grasp, habere, have, have a firm grip on, have a title to, have absolute disposal of, have as property, have by inheritance, have by tenure, have claim upon, have in hand, have in one's possession, have inherited, have rights to, have the care of, have the charge of, have the direction of, have title to, have under control, hold fast, hold in one's grasp, impropriate, inherit, keep, keep as one's own, keep for, keep in hand, keep in readiness, keep in reserve, keep on, keep prepared, lay aside, lay away, not dispose of, not part with, occupy, own, possidere, preserve, receive, retain, save, secure, set apart, set aside, take authorrty, take command, take over, tenere, wield restraint over
Associated concepts: adverse holding, hold in due course, hostile holding
See also: accommodate, adjudge, advantage, apprehend, arrest, chamber, claim, comprise, conclude, confine, conserve, consist, constrain, contain, contend, decide, deem, delay, depository, desist, detain, determine, dominance, dominion, embrace, encompass, engross, find, grapple, halt, handcuff, immerse, immure, imprison, include, influence, judge, keep, lock, maintain, moratorium, obtain, occupy, opine, own, possess, power, primacy, remain, reserve, restrain, retain, retention, rule, save, seisin, sentence, shelter, stay, stop, store, suspect, think, withhold

TO HOLD. These words are now used in a deed to express by what tenure the grantee is to have the land. The clause which commences with these words is called the tenendum. Vide Habendum; Tenendum.
     2. To hold, also means to decide, to adjudge, to decree; as, the court in that case held that the husband was not liable for the contract of the wife, made without his express or implied authority.
     3. It also signifies to bind under a contract, as the obligor is held and firmly bound. In the constitution of the United States, it is provided, that no person held to service or labor in one state under the laws thereof, escaping into another, shall, in consequence of any law or regulation therein, be discharged from such service or labor, but shall be delivered up on the claim of the party to whom such service or labor may be due. Art. 4, sec. 3, Sec. 3; 2 Serg. & R. 306; 3 Id. 4; 5 Id. 52; 1 Wash. C. C. R. 500; 2 Pick. 11; 16 Pet. 539, 674.

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He also called on the UN body to condemn the perpetrators of these horrible crimes and bring justice to the people held against their will in the Polisario-run Tindouf camps.
In Jerusalem, after taking a photo of a child being abused, Fay was held against a wall at bayonet point and forced to relinquish his film.
Finally, proposed capital rules for the GSEs circulated by the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight, the GSE regulator, require capital to be held against various classes, including insured mortgages.
Summary: Laayoune - A group of 20 people joined their homeland, Morocco, after escaping Tindouf camps in southwestern Algeria, where the population held against their will continue to be denied basic living conditions.
Plummer has Aramboles under wraps to the extent that he let teams know if they attempted to contact his client it would be held against them.
As the company expands its use of securitization, Fitch IBCA would expect more capital to be held against an anticipated increase in securitization-related residual assets (interest-only strip).
Summary: Laayoune - A group of 20 people recently joined their homeland, Morocco, after escaping Tindouf camps in southwestern Algeria, where the population held against their will continue to be denied basic living conditions.
While not dismissing the analyst's report entirely, the Defense Department has said that it has no clear evidence that any Americans are being held against their will in North Korea, although it has pledged to continue to investigate accounts of defectors and others who say they have seen American prisoners there.
The article, in addition to the charges against Taves, alleged that Charter Pacific Bank and one other bank had acted inappropriately by not maintaining reserves, or funds held against the merchants account and controlled by the Bank for the purpose of paying chargebacks processed by consumers, and by not taking actions against such merchants, even though return (chargeback) levels were well in excess of the norm.
International NGOs denounced, here Monday, the inhumane situation of Sahrawi women held against their will in Tindouf camps (south-western Sahara), calling on the international community to restore their rights.
Demonstrations will be held against Pervez Rashid on Friday all over the country", he said this while addressing a press conference here at National Press Club Tuesday .
The situation of many people, including those held against their will, may well be life-threatening.