Synonyms of hold over


1. holdover, hangover, official, functionary

usage: an official who remains in office after his term

2. hangover, holdover, survival

usage: something that has survived from the past; "a holdover from the sixties"; "hangovers from the 19th century"


1. hold over, intimidate

usage: intimidate somebody (with a threat); "She was holding it over him"

2. carry over, hold over, keep, hold on

usage: hold over goods to be sold for the next season

3. hold over, keep, maintain, hold

usage: keep in a position or state from an earlier period of time

4. hold over, stay, stay on, continue, remain

usage: continue a term of office past the normal period of time

5. postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off, delay

usage: hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"

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