how to pronounce hold

/ˈhoʊld/

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The above transcription of hold is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

hold is pronounced in one syllable

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hoʊld

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An example use of hold in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… Mary is trying to hold a book away from …”

meaning of hold

Hold means to take hold of something with the hands.

words with pronunciation similar to hold

holedholywhollyholderoldboldholdsholecoldwhole

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