Hold and Resign


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Hold verb – To have or keep in one's hands.
Resign is an antonym for hold.
Nearby Words: holding, holder, holdback
Antonyms for Hold


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Resign verb – To give up (as a position of authority) formally.
Hold is an antonym for resign in give up responsibility topic.
Nearby Words: resignation, resigning
Antonyms for Resign
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Common collocations

job hold job resign job
position hold position resign position
time hold time resign time
way hold way resign way
Other nouns: office, times, titles.

Both words in one sentence

  • Commander In Chief: Vice-President Mackenzie Allen was encouraged by everyone to resign when death by aneurysm got a hold of the President.
  • Literature / The Catastrophe of the Emerald Queen Manages to hold it all in until Sophie returns, at which point he breaks down and cries, offering to resign as her bodyguard and asking for forgiveness for the amount of people he's killed.
  • New players will resign at the sight of the Russian army; veterans will tear it apart with a few walls to hold them back long enough to get the cannons in position.
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