10 examples of hold
to hold office
the general held a council of war; a judge holds a court; a clergyman holds a service.
this pail holds milk
as he holds himself erect; he holds his head high.
have, throw, or make a party
give a course
She can hold an audience spellbound
This story held our interest
He held the governorship for almost a decade
The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people