What is another word for held over?

169 synonyms found


[ hˈɛld ˈə͡ʊvə], [ hˈɛld ˈə‍ʊvə], [ h_ˈɛ_l_d ˈəʊ_v_ə]

"Held over" is an idiomatic expression that implies something is extended past its expected or original end date. Synonyms for this phrase include "extended," "prolonged," "continued," "carried over," "postponed," "delayed," "rescheduled," "deferred," "sustained," and "persisted." These words denote the act of stretching something out past its typical duration, whether it be a play or movie held over for an extra week, a project that has been delayed for further work or reconsideration, or a situation that has been ongoing without stopping. The interchangeable nature of these synonyms allows for a variety of phrases to convey the same concept of prolonging or continuing an activity beyond its initial timeline.

Related words: held over ad, booked over, sold out

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    Synonyms for Held over:

    How to use "Held over" in context?

    When you are held over, you have been granted a continuance of your current term, but have to continue to meet the academy's requirements until your current term expires. This continuation may include continuing to attend classes, living on campus, and maintaining good academic standing. Academics are the most important part of the academy, so maintaining good grades is essential for being granted this continuance.

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