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- (transitive) If you hold up someone, you stop them from doing something.
- I've got to be to work now. Why are you holding me up?
- (idiomatic) If you hold up a promise, you fulfil it.
- I don't think he's holding up his end of the bargain.
- (idiomatic) If you hold up a store, you rob it at gunpoint.
- The guy tried to hold up a bank.