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1. A grip of or by the hand.
2. Something that one can hold onto for support.


1. (Mountaineering) an object, crevice, etc, that can be used as a grip or support, as in climbing
2. a grip or secure hold with the hand or hands



1. a grip with the hand or hands.
2. something to grip or take hold of, as a support or handle.
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Noun1.handhold - an appendage to hold onto
appendage - a part that is joined to something larger
References in classic literature ?
There was no time to stop and institute a search for sturdy stems and safe handholds.
The Coach Buddy Program aims to select and develop the identified Saudi national sales associates to become in-store trainers through attending a series of sessions, which will help them to gain and improve the knowledge and skills required to move to a supervisory roles in the future and handhold the new Saudi employees in their learning journey.
So whoever disbelieves in Taghut and believes in Allah has grasped the most trustworthy handhold with no break in it.
The university also has an Innovation Academy to handhold candidates who are entrepreneurially inclined.
One managed to grab a handhold and grabbed his colleague, with the result they both plunged to their deaths.
July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HandHold Adaptive, LLC, a developer of handheld software for those with special needs and their caregivers, has released a new version of its "StoryMaker for Social Stories" application (www.
Always maintain three points of contact with aircraft at all times, but be aware that touching a hot or cold-soaked handhold with unprotected skin can cause injuries, too
The government installed a chain handhold to make the hour-long ascent up the 1142-foot (348m) beacon easier in 1964, but the government has stopped promoting the climb ever since the Aboriginal people of the area gained joint-ownership of the park in 1985.
This gives us a handhold onto a vaster problem: how to control human beta cell proliferation in a therapeutic way," said Kim.
Hardware and software security solutions provider Xelltec Inc announced on Friday the release of its new security microchip which enables users to remotely track and protect their laptops and handhold devices.
After trying another tool head without success, controllers here and at Goddard Space Flight Center concluded it would be safe just to break it off to get a handhold out of they way that was blocking access to the STIS cover.
Seller will handhold the customer transfer process.