Thesaurus > Related Words: holdout

  Words related to holdout
Definition:
  • the act of hiding playing cards in a gambling game so they are available for personal use later;
  • a refusal by a negotiator to come to terms in the hope of obtaining a better deal;
  • a negotiator who hopes to gain concessions by refusing to come to terms; "their star pitcher was a holdout for six weeks";

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    Derivational Morphology: resist, hold out, withstand, stand firm

     

     
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