To hold up

Related to To hold up: reassign, holding back
To support one's self; to remain unbent or unbroken; as, to hold up under misfortunes.
- Dryden.
To cease raining; to cease to stop; as, it holds up.
To keep up; not to fall behind; not to lose ground.
- Hudibras.

See also: Hold, Hold, Hold

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OXNARD - A suspected serial doughnut shop robber was killed early Friday in a shootout with police when he attempted to hold up the same doughnut shop he had robbed five times in five weeks, authorities said.