What does the word holding mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A possession.

Usage examples for holding

  1. She put down the dress she was holding and looked up at him. – The Colonists by Raymond F. Jones
  2. What quantity of land have you in your holding? – The South Isles of Aran by Oliver J. Burke
  3. " My dear girl," he protested, holding himself in. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett