Also, hold true. Be valid, apply. For example, Does that version of events still hold good? or The account he gave ten years ago holds true today. Shakespeare used these terms frequently. [ c. 1300 ]
[hohl-ding] /ˈhoʊl dɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of a person or thing that . 2. a section of land leased or otherwise tenanted, especially for agricultural purposes. 3. a company owned by a . 4. Often, holdings. legally owned property, especially stocks, bonds, or real estate. 5. holdings, Library Science. the entire collection of books, […]
noun, Finance. 1. a company that controls other companies through stock ownership but that usually does not engage directly in their productive operations (distinguished from ). noun 1. a company with controlling shareholdings in one or more other companies A company that controls other companies.
noun, Metallurgy. 1. a small furnace for holding molten metal produced in a larger melting furnace at a desired temperature for casting.
- Holding operation
noun 1. a plan or procedure devised to prolong the existing situation