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The Portuguese word for to hold is
segurar





to hold

Portuguese Definition


hold
     1. Substantivo. pega, alça
     2. Substantivo. suporte, apoio
     3. Substantivo. influência
     4. Substantivo. impressão
     5. Substantivo. posse
     6. Substantivo. fortificação
     7. Substantivo. domínio
     8. Substantivo. força, poder
     9. Substantivo. presa
     10. Verbo. segurar
     11. Verbo. pegar, agarrar
     12. Verbo. reter
     13. Verbo. sustentar
     14. Verbo. vigorar
     15. Verbo. conter
     16. Verbo. manter
     17. Verbo. permanecer
     18. Verbo. celebrar
     19. Verbo. defender
     20. Verbo. presidir
     21. Verbo. julgar
     22. Verbo. embargar
     23. Verbo. durar
     24. Verbo. considerar
     25. Verbo. levar
     26. Verbo. possuir

Translations for hold and their definitions

segurar
     1. v. to hold; to grasp
     2. v. to make safe
     3. v. to hold back (to act with reserve; to contain one’s full measure or power)
     4. v. to hold back; to contain; to stop
     5. v. to insure (to provide for compensation if some specified risk occurs)


pegar
     1. v. To catch, to grab, to hold
     2. v. To get someone in a situation
     3. v. To take by


considerar
     1. v. to consider
     2. v. to think highly of


realizar
     1. v. To realize, execute, carry out, put into practice


atrasar
     1. v. To delay


deter
     1. v. to stop, arrest, detain, restrain
     2. v. To deter
     3. v. to withhold


possuir
     1. v. to possess; to have; to own
           Possuo dois automóveis.
             (I) have two automobiles.
     2. v. to have as a quality or characteristic
           Esta frase possui cinco palavras.
             This phrase has five words.
     3. v. to control (exercise influence over)
           O cristianismo possuia a Europa durante a Idade Média.
             Christianity controlled Europe during the Middle Ages.
     4. v. (spiritualism) to possess (to take control of someone's body or mind in a supernatural manner)
           Graças ao exorcismo, João livrou-se do demônio que havia o possuido.
             Thanks to the exorcism, John got rid of the demon who had possessed him.
     5. v. to overwhelm (overpower emotionally)
           O medo nos possuiu.
             Fear overwhelmed us.


sustentar
     1. v. To sustain
     2. v. To support, underpin


guardar
     1. v. To save, keep, retain, preserve
     2. v. To protect, defend


aguentar
     1. v. bear (to put up with)


ter
     1. v. to have
     2. v.    to own; to possess; to have got
           Eu tenho uma bela casa! - 1
     3. v. (intransitive) to be rich, to have plenty of money; or, to have enough money to live comfortably
           Os caridosos sempre ajudam os que não tem. - 1
     4. v.    to have as a component or to consist of
           Esta frase tem cinco palavras. - 1
           Lanças tem cabos compridos. - 1
     5. v.    to have (to be related in some way to, with the object identifying the relationship)
           Esse livro tem dono. - 1
           Tenho três irmãs. - 1
     6. v.    to be in possession of; to have as part of one’s personal effects; to have in hand
           O senhor tem sua carteira? - 1
     7. v.    to consist of a certain amount of unit of measurement, units of measurement
           Tenho quarenta anos. - 1
           Esta caneta tem dez centímetros. - 1
     8. v.    to have a certain characteristic
           Este jogo não tem graça. - 1
           As palavras que dizes tem significado. - 1
     9. v.    to be afflicted with a certain disease or other medical condition
           Tu tens um resfriado. - 1
     10. v. (of an event) indicates that the object plans on going to the event
           Temos uma partida de xadrez daqui a uma semana. - 1
     11. v. (intransitive) to receive one’s wage
           Ainda não tive esse mês - 1
     12. v. (followed by de) or que and the infinitive must; to have to
           2003, J. K. Rowling, Lya Wyler, Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix, Rocco, page 538:
             Sinto muito ter de contradizê-la, Minerva, mas, como pode ver no meu bilhete, Harry tem obtido resultados muito fracos nas minhas aulas...
              I'm sorry to contradict you, Minerva, but, as you can see in my note, Harry has obtained very weak results in my classes...
     13. v. (auxiliary verb) to have
     14. v. (present indicative forms followed by the past participle) forms the imperfect present tense
           Tenho comido muita carne ultimamente. - 1
     15. v. (conditional forms followed by the past participle) forms the conditional perfect tense
           Eu o teria comprado, se tivesse dinheiro. - 1
     16. v. there be (to exist, physically or abstractly)
           Amanhã terá aula. - There will be class tomorrow.
           Tem uma pessoa que deseja falar contigo. - There is a person who wishes to speak with you.
     17. v. to give birth to
           A vaca terá um bezerro. - The cow will give birth to a calf.
           Estou tendo gêmeos! - I am giving birth to twins!
     18. v. (the object is followed by the conjunctions por) or como to consider (assign some quality to)
           Todos tem João por inteligente. - Everyone considers John to be intelligent.
           João o tinha como amigo. - John considered him a friend.


conter
     1. v. To contain, hold, carry
     2. v. To include




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