What is another word for be held?

1529 synonyms found


[ biː hˈɛld], [ biː hˈɛld], [ b_iː h_ˈɛ_l_d]

Related words: ought to be held to, be obligated to, be expected to, be obliged to, be obligated by, be required to

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    How to use "Be held" in context?

    When a person is "held," they are tightly griped by someone else. This can be for a variety of reasons such as an emotional state, an advantage during a fight, or dominance. It is important to note that being held is not synonymous with being beaten. A person can be held without being harmed. The act of being held can be comforting and feels often like security.

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