hold on (1)
Meaning: to hold something like a railing or an overhead strap so you don't fall overSynonym: hang on
- hold on Make sure you're holding on when the bus starts to move, or you might fall over.
- hold on to sth Sayoko was too short to reach the strap, so she had to hold on to my arm instead.
I had to hold on tight to the boat's railing because the sea was getting