hold up

meaning: cause to be slowed down or delayed (verb)


meaning: be the physical support of (verb)


meaning: hold up something as an example (verb)

example:hold up one's achievements for admiration

meaning: rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat (verb)

synonyms:stick up,

meaning: continue to live through hardship or adversity (verb)


meaning: resist or withstand wear, criticism and so on (verb)

example:My shoes won't hold up much longer.

synonyms:stand up, hold water,

meaning: resist or confront with resistance (verb)