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hold-up

noun
1.
a robbery, esp an armed one
2.
a delay; stoppage
3.
(US) an excessive charge; extortion
4.
(usually pl) a stocking that is held up by an elasticated top without suspenders
verb (adverb)
5.
(transitive) to delay; hinder: we were held up by traffic
6.
(transitive) to keep from falling; support
7.
(transitive) to stop forcibly or waylay in order to rob, esp using a weapon
8.
(transitive) to exhibit or present: he held up his achievements for our admiration
9.
(intransitive) to survive or last: how are your shoes holding up?
10.
(bridge) to refrain from playing a high card, so delaying the establishment of (a suit)
11.
hold up one's hands, to confess a mistake or misdeed
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