hold

(redirected from hold back)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

hold,

v to possess by reason of a lawful title.
hold harmless clause,
n a contract provision in which one party to the contract promises to be responsible for liability incurred by the other party. Hold harmless clauses frequently appear in the following contexts: (1) Contracts between dental benefits organizations and an individual dental professional often contain a promise by the dental professional to reimburse the dental benefits organization for any liability the organization incurs because of dental treatment provided to beneficiaries of the organization's dental benefits plan. This may include a promise to pay the dental benefits organization's attorney fees and related costs. (2) Contracts between dental benefits organizations and a group plan sponsor may include a promise by the dental benefits organization to assume responsibility for disputes between a beneficiary of the group plan and an individual dental professional when the dental professional's charge exceeds the amount the organization pays for the service on behalf of the beneficiary. If the dental professional takes action against the patient to recover the difference between the amount billed by the dental professional and the amount paid by the organization, the dental benefits organization will take over the defense of the claim and will pay any judgments and court costs.
References in periodicals archive ?
The movie's breezy hand-held quality, somewhat reminiscent of the work of the great American indie director John Cassavetes, illustrates the look of many of the films now being produced in the region, films often shot quite quickly (although Hold Back is an exception to this rule, since it took a total of nine years to complete), films made on very limited budgets and mainly without the presence of major stars.
As a result, people living downstream may neglect to fortify embankments that have helped hold back floods for thousands of years.
would be a typically Hold Back tactic to charge up for the day.
According to Boston Consulting Group (BCG), domestic and international banks in Dubai are not expected to hold back funds to support real estate projects in the city.
Writer Although its popularity peaked in the day when players wore short-shorts, striped-tube socks and wide headbands to hold back shaggy perms, racquetball is enjoying a bit of a comeback in the San Fernando Valley.
Morley, regarded by many as the top forward in the world, insists he has learnt from the experience - but won't hold back when the two teams square up again in the Gillette Tri-Nations clash at the City of Manchester Stadium.
They hold back, or subtract, some of the color wavelengths that make up white light, explains Varian - the way a strainer holds back pasta but allows water to pour through.
Although the sale price was not disclosed, the $4,500,000 loan includes a hold back of $500,000 to be used for hotel renovations.
WES MORGAN admits he will have to hold back the tears when he lifts the Premier League trophy after Leicester's "emotional" triumph.
That uncertainty continues to hold back the recovery.
Although its popularity peaked in the day when players wore short-shorts, striped tube socks and wide headbands to hold back shaggy perms, racquetball is enjoying a bit of a comeback in the San Fernando Valley.
FONTANA - Danica Patrick didn't hold back words - or perhaps one of her fists - after she got tangled up with Jaques Lazier late in Sunday's Toyota Indy 400 at California Speedway.