Definition of held:

part of speech: imperfect, participle

Of to hold.

part of speech: imperfect, participle

Pa. t. and pa. p. of HOLD.

part of speech: noun

Past tense and past participle of the verb hold.

Usage examples for held:

  • I held out my hand to Mr. Bundercombe. "An Amiable Charlatan", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  • Murray held out his hand. "The Rajah of Dah", George Manville Fenn.
  • Mrs. Robson held the water to his lips. "Thaddeus of Warsaw", Jane Porter.

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