hold up

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To rob at gunpoint.
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The guy tried to hold up a bank.

Submitted on August 23, 2012

Additional definitions for 'hold up':

hold upTo wait or delay.
hold upTo support or lift.
hold upTo withstand; to stand up to; to survive.
hold upTo fulfil / fulfill or complete one's part of an agreement.
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