hold
noun
  1. the bottom part of a ship or aircraft, in which cargo is carried

  2. the action of keeping something

verb
  1. to own or to keep something

    Example

    She holds 10 per cent of the company's shares.

  2. to make something happen

    Example

    The receiver will hold an auction of the company's assets.

  3. not to sell

    Example

    You should hold these shares - they look likely to rise.

"...as of last night, the bank's shareholders no longer hold any rights to the bank's shares" [South China Morning Post]

Browse by Subjects
random walk theory
leaseholder
leg
Multiplier Effect
Winner's Curse
See All Related Terms »

European
position trader
tracking stock
unit price
investment income