hold it

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hold it (third-person singular simple present holds it, present participle holding it, simple past and past participle held it)

  1. (imperative) Wait a minute; stop.
    Hold it. What did you say his name was?
  2. To wait to excrete when one needs to.
    Can't you hold it until the next gas station?
  3. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see hold,‎ it.