NOTE: usually occurs in the plural
The bank's holdings exceed ten billion dollars nationwide.
John is reviewing his financial holdings with his accountant next week.
The farmers have leased their holdings from the duke for ten years.
I have another holding at that bank in the form of a nine-month CD.
The analyst is researching the holding company of those three firms.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
Most new cars have several holding devices for drinks.
The goats are in their holding pen for the night.
The defendant has been kept in a holding cell during the trial.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
The player was penalized for holding.
The coach disputed that his player had been holding the ball.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 3
The court's holding was that this instance was a case of unlawful seizure.
The attorneys are reviewing several past holdings of the circuit court that could bear on their case.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 4