Definition of

Take Hold

  1. (verb, contact) have or hold in one's hands or grip
    A crazy idea took hold of him
  2. (verb, social) assume control

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Synonyms of Take Hold

hold, take charge, take control

Alternate forms of Take Hold

Hyponyms: clinch, cling to, clutch, cradle, grasp, hold close, hold on, hold tight, interlace, interlock, lock, move in on, trap

Hypernyms: head, lead

Words that sound like Take Hold

t. s. eliot, tachylite, tasseled, tasselled, tea cloth, tessellate, tessellated, thick-skulled, tousled, two-toed sloth

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