inhold

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From in- +‎ hold. Compare Old English onhealdan (to hold, keep, maintain). More at in, hold.

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inhold (third-person singular simple present inholds, present participle inholding, simple past inheld, past participle inheld or (obsolete) inholden)

  1. To contain, hold in.
    • 2002, Brian Massumi, A shock to thought: expression after Deleuze and Guattari:
      Sound implicates these obscure tethers, which connect sound to noise, thereby giving sound its sense. The implicated difference inholds an obscure reserve of sense.
  2. To possess inherently, contain in oneself.
    • c. 1604-1618, Sir Walter Raleigh, Cynthia
      If to the living were my muse addressed, Or did my mind her own spirit still inhold

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From in- (very, thoroughly) +‎ hold.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈinˌxold/, [ˈinˌhoɫd]

Adjective[edit]

inhold

  1. utterly loyal; loyal from the heart
    Abbodissum wé tǽcaþ ðæt hí inholde sín and ðæs hálgan regoles gebodum eallum móde þeówigen,
    We teach abbesses to be truly loyal, and to be subservient to the commands of the holy rule with all their mind,
    (Lchdm. iii. 442, 28)

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