Textual thesaurus for "hold on"

(verb) hang in, hang on, persevere, persist

be persistent, refuse to stop

he persisted to call me every night; The child persisted and kept asking questions

(verb) stop

stop and wait, as if awaiting further instructions or developments

Hold on a moment!

(verb) hold the line, hang on

hold the phone line open

Please hang on while I get your folder

(verb) grasp

hold firmly

(verb) keep

retain possession of

Can I keep my old stuffed animals?; She kept her maiden name after she married