Synonyms of hold on to in English:

hold on to


See definition of hold on to

phrase

1‘he held on to the back of a chair’

SYNONYMS
clutch, hold, hang on to, clasp, grasp, grip, cling to
literary cleave to
ANTONYMS

release, let go of

2‘the industry is trying to hold on to experienced staff’

SYNONYMS
retain, keep, hang on to, keep possession of, retain possession of, retain use of, retain ownership of, not sell, not give away, keep for oneself
ANTONYMS

lose