Thesaurus > Related Words: holdup

  Words related to holdup

Related / Similar Words: armed robbery, heist, stickup, delay

 

Definition:
  • robbery at gunpoint;
  • the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time;

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    Hyponyms: break, interruption, disruption, gap, demurrage, forbearance, postponement, deferment, deferral, procrastination, cunctation, shillyshally, slowdown, lag, retardation, dalliance, dawdling, trifling, wasting time, filibuster, tarriance, lingering

     

    Derivational Morphology: hold up, stick up, burglarize, burglarise, burgle, heist, delay, detain, check, retard, stay

     

    Anagrams: uphold

     

     
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